Reviews

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)

NOTHING EVER DIES: Vietnam and the Memory of War | By Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nguyễn Thị Điểu reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the journal Pacific Affairs. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University…(read more)

READY TO READ THE MOST CELEBRATED AND BEST VIETNAM WAR BOOKS?

Tracy Sharpley reviews the best books about the Vietnam War for BookRiot and lists The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen in the fiction category. …(read more)

BookCon 2018: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Work of Empathy

Hannah Kushnick of Publisher’s Weekly features The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives for BookCon 2018. The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, a startling…(read more)

Ghosts of the road, spectres at the feast

This article originally published by The Economist discusses Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new collection of essays by refugee writers, The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. If the…(read more)

Humo Book Reviews: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

The following mini book review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was originally published by Humo. Nguyens Pulitzer Prize winnende debuut ‘De sympathisant’ deed uitkijken naar zijn…(read more)

Confessions of a “complicated” spy

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Nikos Xeniou was originally published by Book Press. «Ο ήρωάς μου είναι γυναικάς, αλκοολικός, κατάσκοπος κι…(read more)

Just Buffalo’s BABEL: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Lizzie Finnegan reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Fies: Vietnam and the Memory of War for The Public. “I was born in Vietnam but made in…(read more)