Reviews

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50 MUST-READ HISTORICAL FICTION BOOKS

Nikki Vanry names The Sympathizer as one of the best historical fiction books for Book Riot. Whittling all historical fiction books into one manageable…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, “The Refugees”, Neri Pozza Ed., Vicenza, 2017

Andrea Giostra of MobMagazine reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Recensione di Andrea Giostra Come per tutti i grandi artisti, come per tutti…(read more)

Review of “The Refugees” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Andrea Giostra reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for ilSicilia.it Come per tutti i grandi artisti, come per tutti i grandi scrittori, per…(read more)

“The Refugees”: The new storytelling book by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Beate Meierfrankenfeld reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for BR24. “Die Geflüchteten”, von denen Viet Thanh Nguyen in seinem neuen Buch erzählt, das…(read more)

Christmas reading for the voltage finder

Malin Krutmeijer reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen as part of holiday book recommendations for Aftonbladet. ”Sympatisören” av Viet Thanh Nguyen (Tranan) Det…(read more)

A double-spy strange odyssey

Jakob Carlander reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Upsala Nya Tidning. Jakob Carlander får nya perspektiv på Vietnamkriget efter att ha läst…(read more)

He portrays a fragmented Vietnam and refugee life in the United States

Maria Edström reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Göteborgs-Posten. Viet Thanh Nguygens prisade debutroman Sympatisören berättar om det “amerikanska kriget” ur en…(read more)

Bill Ruehlmann: In “The Displaced,” we see immigrants, see ourselves

Bill Ruehlmann reviews The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen for The Virginian-Pilot.  Sometimes a true story by a complete stranger can hit you like…(read more)

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CLASSIC CHASE NOVELS AND WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THEM

Lou Berney of CrimeReads includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer on the list of classic chase novels that “master survival and suspense.” Every few…(read more)

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Unshelved: Orientalism And Sexualization In The Sympathizer

Sienna Brancato reviews The Sympathizer for the Georgetown Voice. This article mentions the novel’s portrayal of sexual assault. After I finished reading Viet Thanh…(read more)

Geland tussen twee werelden

Kris Mattheeuws reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Literair Nederland. De vluchtelingen Viet Thanh Nguyen Vertaling door: Paul Bruijn Verschenen bij: Uitgeverij Marmer (2018)…(read more)

Where is home?

Graa Boomsma reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for De Groene Amsterdammer. Viet Thanh Nguyen laat zien dat het oude vaderland niet iets…(read more)

Book Review: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Jiachen Zhang reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the British Association for American Studies.  Viet…(read more)

Revolutionary Crime Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer makes the Crime Reads list of 21 Crime Novels Set During Revolutions and Rebellions. In honor of the 4th of July,…(read more)

These 14 Short Story Collections Will Change Your Approach to Life

Hadley Mendelsohn of My Domaine includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the list of “14 Short Story Collections That Will Change Your Approach to…(read more)

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen REVIEW

Adiba Jaigirdar reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for Cultured Vultures, giving it a 10/10 rating. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced collects essays by refugee writers about refugee…(read more)