Reviews

‘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)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

The Sympathizer: Memories that Bite

Tati Jurado reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Info Libre. Viet Thanh Nguyen ganó el Pulitzer de ficción tras haber recibido 13 rechazos de diferentes editoriales: “No podemos…(read more)

Esquire’s 50 Best Books of 2017

Angela Ledgerwood includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the Esquire list of the 50 best books of 2017. Whether you like your reading sexy and…(read more)

The 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2017

Adam Vitcavage includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the Writer’s Bone list of the 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2017. George Saunders, the 21st…(read more)

After the Apocalypse

Christian Schroder reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Der Tagesspiegel. Tod auf dem Rollfeld: Viet Thanh Nguyen schickt in „Der Sympathisant“ einen Doppelagenten in…(read more)

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

Arianna Rebolini reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen and lists it in Buzzfeed‘s 24 Best Fictions Books of 2017. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s stunning…(read more)

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A fresh take on the Vietnam War

Bill Gates reflects on learning more about the Vietnamese experience on the Vietnam War through Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer on his blog, Gatesnotes.…(read more)

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These Are Bill Gates’ Favorite 5 Books Of 2017

Igor Bosilkovski of Forbes writes on Bill Gates’ favorite books of 2017 including The Sympathizer. Harvard dropout, Microsoft cofounder, co-chair of the world’s largest…(read more)

Uprooted by living souls, despite everything

Giovanni Leti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Lucia Libri. “I rifugiati” di Viet Thanh Nguyen è una raccolta di racconti meno sperimentali e…(read more)

Spy with self-doubt

Danny Marques Marcalo reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by NDR. In vielen Büchern über den Vietnamkrieg geht es um die…(read more)

Brown Refo, White Nasho

Stephen Pham reflects on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees and Australian immigration policies and attitudes for the Sydney Review of Books. Of course, I will be…(read more)

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was featured in Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2017. KIRKUS REVIEW A collection of stories, most set amid the Vietnamese…(read more)