Reviews

Is Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new book ‘The Committed’ a novel of ideas or a high-octane thriller?

Steven W. Beattie reviews The Committed for the Toronto Star. Duality is a pervasive motif in “The Committed.” This is apparent from the first…(read more)

Toronto Star | Is Viet Than Nguyen’s new book ‘The Committed’ a novel of ideas or a high-octane thriller?

Steven W. Beattie reviews The Committed for the Toronto Star. Duality is a pervasive motif in “The Committed.” This is apparent from the first…(read more)

Fiction: ‘The Committed’ Review

Sam Sacks reviews The Committed for The Wall Street Journal. The narrator of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Committed” (Grove, 345 pages, $27) is a man without…(read more)

In ‘The Committed,’ Revolution and Colonialism Turn Into Crime

Noah Berlatsky reviews The Committed for Foreign Policy. “I am someone who believes that you do need revolutions when there’s injustice,” Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

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The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen — rawness and rage

Randy Boyagoda writes a review about The Committed for Financial Times. With the release of his brainy, brawny second novel, The Committed, Viet ThanhNguyen…(read more)

Publishers Weekly Newsletter

The Committed is featured in the Publishers’ Weekly newsletter. ‘The Committed’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen The long-awaited sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘The Sympathizer,’…(read more)

10 NOVELS YOU SHOULD READ THIS MARCH

The Committed is featured on CrimeReads‘ list of novels to read. Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Committed In Viet Thanh Nguyen’s highly anticipated followup to…(read more)

The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen review – challenging colonialism

Aminatta Forna reviews The Committed for The Guardian. “We were the unwanted, the unneeded and the unseen, invisible to all but ourselves.” And with…(read more)

‘The Committed’ Remains Uncommitted — And That’s Its Strength

Thúy Đinh reviews The Committed for NPR. With smoke-and-mirrors panache, The Committed — Viet Thanh Nguyen’s sequel to The Sympathizer — continues the travails of our Eurasian Ulysses,…(read more)

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RTE Guide

The Committed is mentioned in RTE Guide.(read more)

New York Journal of Books | The Committed

Elissa Greenwald reviews The Committed for the New York Journal of Books. “Readers eagerly await more from a writer whose finger is on the…(read more)

The Committed: a book review

Elissa Greenwald reviews The Committed for New York Journal of Books. History repeats itself, “first as tragedy, then as farce,” according to Marx. Viet…(read more)

Ploughshares at Emerson College | The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

April Yee reviews The Committed for Ploughshares at Emerson College. One man’s murder is another’s revolution. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new novel The Committed, his sequel…(read more)

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Book Review – The Committed

G. Robert Frazier reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed for BookPage. The much-anticipated sequel to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Sympathizer, The Committed invites…(read more)

Alta | True Confessions

Vanessa Hua reviews The Committed for Alta Online. Are white people ever referred to as inscrutable?” asks the narrator of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new…(read more)

USA Today | ‘The Committed’: Viet Thanh Nguyen follows up Pulitzer winner with more of a good thing

Eliot Schrefer reviews The Committed for USA Today. Viet Thanh Nguyen certainly knows how to debut well. His first novel, “The Sympathizer,” snapped up a…(read more)