Reviews

The eyes silent to see the wound

Nguyen Vinh Nguyen reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Tuổi Trẻ. TTCT – Ấy là khi con mắt nhìn vào vết thương cộng…(read more)

Nguyen Thanh Viet – Refugees

In this review for Tiếp Thị Thế Giới, Ngân Hà discusses The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Phần lớn người Việt Nam đọc sách, xem…(read more)

The finest fiction of 2017 were gifts of light and grace amid war and displacement

Olivia Ho names Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees as one of the ten best works of fiction in 2017 for The Straits Times. War…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Provided a Light of Truth in Dark 2017

Gary Singh offers his take on censorship of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Metroactive. When each year concludes, the anti-man-about-town usually feels obligated to yack…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer: Two Hearts in My Chest

Marius of Buch-Haltung reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on the Buch-Haltung website. Ich bin ein Spion, ein Schläfer, ein Maulwurf, ein Mann mit…(read more)

21 books we loved in 2017

Amy Wang of Oregon Live reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Viet Thanh Nguyen, “The Refugees” (Grove Atlantic, 240 pages, $16) This collection…(read more)

THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2017

The staff at Interview Magazine name Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees as one of the ten best books of 2017. 10. How To Murder Your Life,…(read more)

Best of 2017: 100 recommended books

The San Francisco Chronicle reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen and lists it on its 2017 recommended book list.  The Refugees, by Viet Thanh…(read more)

Electric Literature’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2017

Electric Literature acknowledges Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees as one of the 15 best short story collections of 2017. We love short stories around…(read more)

The Best Reviewed Books of 2017: Short Story Collections

The Literary Hub reviews The Refugees and lists it in Best Reviewed Books of 2017.   4. The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen (12 Rave, 5 Positive)…(read more)

Vietnamese-American Pulitzer Prize-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Releases ‘The Refugees’

Hà Thu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for VnExpress. Tập truyện ngắn “The Refugees” của Nguyễn Thanh Việt ra mắt ở Việt Nam trong…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who was born in Vietnam

Tiểu Vũ reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Một Thế Giới.   Tác phẩm “Người tị nạn” của nhà văn gốc Việt đoạt giải…(read more)

Top 15 Books by Novelists of Colour Published in 2017

Samira Sawlani reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Media Diversified in this 2017 list for Top 15 Books by Novelists of Color.…(read more)

The Complete NP99: the best books of 2017

The National Post staff include Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on their list of the 99 best books of 2017. Looking back on the books published…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ – An Introduction to Viet Thanh Nguyen Literature

Nữ Lâm reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Zing. Tập truyện ngắn “Người tị nạn” là tác phẩm đầu tiên của nhà văn đoạt…(read more)

Paperback Row

Joumana Khatib adds Nothing Ever Dies by Viet Thanh Nguyen on Paperback Row’s 2017 book list for The New York Times. NOTHING EVER DIES: Vietnam…(read more)