Reviews

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)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

Anika Entre Libros Reviews: The Sympathizer

Jorge Riet reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by Anika Entre Libros.  Argumento: “El simpatizante“, de Viet Thanh Nguyen, es una novela…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

William B. Noseworthy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by AsianCha.  Nothing Ever Dies is the…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen | Der Sympathisant

Review of The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Krimirezensionen. April 1975: Die revolutionären Truppen Nordvietnams erobern den Süden. Die Amerikaner ziehen sich überhastet…(read more)

In Tunnels where Ghosts Dwell: War, Memory, and Identity

Peter Admirand reviews Nothing Ever Dies for newbooks.asia. Viet Thanh Nguyen. 2016. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War Cambridge, MA: Harvard…(read more)

Le Figaro Littéraire

Le Figaro Magazine Reviews The Sympathizer

The following is a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, originally published in the French-language newspaper, Le Figaro Magazine. LA GUERRE DU VIETNAM est finie.…(read more)

El Libro Durmiente

El Libro Durmiente Reviews The Sympathizer

Tati Jurado explores loss in a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Spanish-language publication, El Libro Durmiente. El olvido es como esa gruesa…(read more)

El Espectador

El Espectador Reviews The Sympathizer

Jorge Eduardo Espinosa of the Columbian newspaper, El Espectador, writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. En la portada hay un hombre asiático…(read more)

The Afterlife of Agent Orange

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Originally published by Public Books. “All wars…(read more)

Let Us Read Some Books Reviews The Sympathizer

Nadine and Alex, the duo behind the German-language blog Let Us Read Some Books, review Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Im April des Jahres…(read more)