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“Chicken of the Sea”: A Multigenerational Collaboration

Melat Ermyas covers the reading of Chicken of the Sea…(read more)

‘Chicken of the Sea’ is a wacky collaboration between two acclaimed Vietnamese-American artists and their kids

Michael Berry writes about the creative process between Viet Thanh…(read more)

Every Moment With My Son Is an Act of Creation

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about being a son, a father,…(read more)

‘Chicken Of The Sea’ Is So Wacky — Of Course It Was Created By Kids

Samantha Balaban writes about an interview Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ellison…(read more)

Best of The Decade

The Sympathizer is recognized across various literary sites as one…(read more)

How ‘Watchmen’s’ misunderstanding of Vietnam undercuts its vision of racism

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about how HBO’s Watchmen fails its…(read more)

101 books from the 2010s that you need to read

The Sympathizer is recognized on Insider’s list of 101 books…(read more)

The Best Books of the 2010s Nudged the World in a New, Better Direction

Esquire‘s editors chose The Sympathizer as one of their most…(read more)

International Book Recommendations

Looking for international literature? At a time when the United…(read more)

Pulitzer-Winning Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen to Give Ha Jin Lecture Tonight

John O’Rourke interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for BU Today about…(read more)

From Here to Home

Viet Thanh Nguyen explores the depth of our shared humanity…(read more)

The 20 Best Novels of the Decade

Jonny Diamond, editor of LitHub lists The Sympathizer as one…(read more)

Giá như là quê hương

Phạm Vũ reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for the…(read more)

Nhà văn gốc Việt chủ biên sách về người xa xứ

Hà Thu reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced for VnExpress.net…(read more)

McSweeney’s Books- AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHORS OF OUR NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK, CHICKEN OF THE SEA

In an interview for McSweeney’s, co-authors Viet Thanh Nguyen and his…(read more)

L’Histoire au fil de la plume

Emmanuel Hect reviews The Refugees and Nothing Ever Dies for…(read more)

‘SYMPATHIZER’ AUTHOR GIVES HIGH SCHOOLERS AWARD-WINNING INSIGHTS

Viet Thanh Nguyen captivates the audience of students at Lake…(read more)

YBCA 2019 Summit

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts honors Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

REFUGEE, AUTHOR VIET THANH NGUYEN CAPTIVATES AT IDAHO HUMANITIES COUNCIL LECTURE

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks at the Idaho Humanities Council’s 16th…(read more)

New Honorary Doctors Appointed at Uppsala University

Viet Thanh Nguyen is appointed a honorary doctorate by Uppsala…(read more)