Reviews

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)

Man of two minds

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Robert Linens Jr. was originally published by the Times-News. Having dual faces is the basis of…(read more)

Spies Like Us: A Professor Undercover in the Literary Marketplace

Timothy K. August discusses The Sympathizer and other novels by Viet Thanh Nguyen in this review for Literature Interpretation Theory.  Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer…(read more)

Tellus Folio Review: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

Marisa Cecchetti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Tellus Folio. Ci sono tragiche migrazioni che rischiano di essere dimenticate, nel rumore assordante delle fughe attuali da…(read more)

Everyone gets what they deserve in this Vietnam novel

This German review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Katharina Borchardt was originally published by Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Sprachlich lässt er es krachen, inhaltlich ist er…(read more)

Remembering One Another’s Inhumanity: On Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Vietnam War

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu was featured in Volume 52, Issue 1 of the Journal…(read more)

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)