Winner of the Pulitzer Prize



A series of reviews and articles referring to Viet’s written works.

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Vulture | The Best Memoirs of 2023

These ten books explore what it means to be a person. By Arianna Rebolini The beauty of memoir is its resistance to confinement: We contain multitudes,

NPR| Books We Love 2023

A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, a History, a Memorial Book critic, Thuy Dinh, adds A Man of Two Faces to NPR’s 2023 list

Best Memoirs of 2023 | Oprah Daily

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read,” wrote the late, great, and infinitely

AudioFile | A Man of Two Faces Review

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen narrates his new memoir in an understated tone that is a blend of tenderness and survival humor. His fierce

BookPage | Starred Review: A Man of Two Faces

In his memoir, award-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen “re members” and “dis remembers,” excavating and reassembling memories as if working on his family’s portrait. Review

Washington Post | Review by Lisa Ko

Nguyen’s ‘A Man of Two Faces’ tackles war, colonization, death and more, but still manages to be playful In a recent interview, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist