Reviews

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)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

NNZ Online Reviews The Sympathizer

Mario Bartsch from the German publication, NNZ Online, writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Er wurde 1959 in Nordhausen geboren, hat in Redaktionen…(read more)

Photo: Roland-Pierre Paringaux Archives Agence France-Presse Des soldats nord-vietnamiens sur un char d’assaut à Da Nang, au mois d’avril 1975, alors que la ville est assiégée par le Vietcong.

Le Devoir Reviews The Sympathizer

Christian Desmeules writes a review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for the French-language and Montreal-based publication, Le Devoir. Depuis l’évacuation de Saigon en 1975 et les…(read more)

Les Lettres Françaises Reviews The Sympathizer

Jean-Pierre Han comments on the destabilizing turns Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer takes in this review for Les Lettres Françaises. D’un Vietnamien ayant quitté…(read more)

la Repubblica: The Refugees

Melania Mazzucco writes a review of the short stories within Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Italy’s la Repubblica. I personaggi di Viet Thanh Nguyen, premio Pulitzer…(read more)

Sábado

Sábado Reviews The Sympathizer

Eduardo Pitta reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Portuguese publication, Sábado. O autor vietnamita ganhou o Pulitzer de Ficção com este…(read more)

A Vietnamese Janus

André Clavel reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on Le Temps.  Avec «Le Sympathisant», son premier roman, Viet Thanh Nguyen a…(read more)

The Best Books, Shows, Films and Podcasts of 2017 for History Lovers

The staff at History names Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees as one of the best books of 2017 for history lovers.  As 2017 slips into…(read more)

A double agent in Vietnam

A review of The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen originally published on WAZ.  Für das sich Anfang der 80er Jahre formierende Theater an der…(read more)

The Best Crime Thriller in the USA Comes From Vietnam

This German review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Sebastian Bauer was originally published by BZ.(read more)

Bild Review of The Sympathizer

This German review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer was originally published in Bild. (read more)

The great double agent

Fernando Sobral reviews Viet Than Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on Negocios.  A retirada dos americanos de Saigão em 1975 e todos acontecimentos posteriores…(read more)

Torn in Two by War and Friendship

Chris Cummins reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on FM4.  Hilarious, devastating and gripping, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel…(read more)

L’ironie au secours du réel

Sophie Creuz of L’Echo reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. “Le Sympathisant” est un roman de philosophie politique dans un roman d’espionnage. 4/5…(read more)

The Sympathizer: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Dual Identity

Serge Bressan reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published on La Grande Parade.  Aucun doute : la voici, la plus belle découverte de…(read more)