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Asking “What About…?” Is Essential to Achieving Justice | The Nation

Selective empathy prevents us from making connections. What about the…(read more)

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Nothing is Resolved | Tricycle

Viet Thanh Nguyen was only four when his parents fled…(read more)

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Library of America | “She showed the way” — Viet Thanh Nguyen on Maxine Hong Kingston

Released this spring by Library of America, Maxine Hong Kingston: The…(read more)

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PBS-Serica | Exploring Hate: “be/longing: Asian Americans Now,” [Episode 1: Viet Thanh Nguyen]

What does it mean to belong?   During the pandemic, misinformation…(read more)

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Fort Indiantown Gap | Former Vietnamese Refugee Returns to Fort Indiantown Gap

Brad Rhen writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s experiences as a…(read more)

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Library of America | Maxine Hong Kingston & Viet Thanh Nguyen

Beginning with her stunning 1976 memoir, “The Woman Warrior,” Maxine…(read more)

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Common Wealth Club | 91st Annual California Book Awards

The jury of the California Book Awards has selected this…(read more)

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American Writer’s Museum | Maxine Hong Kingston & Viet Thanh Nguyen

Maxine Hong Kingston and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss the new…(read more)

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PBS News Hour | Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Brief but Spectacular Take on Writing and Memory

As long as he can remember, author Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

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The Vietnamese with Kenneth Nguyen | Podcast with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Kenneth Nguyen is in conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner and…(read more)

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Franklin & Marshall College | Class of 2022 Commencement Speaker: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen will be conferred a Honorary Degree, Doctor…(read more)

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Poured Over | Viet Thanh Nguyen on THE COMMITTED

“…Cynical as he is of the world that he encounters,…(read more)

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International Rescue Committee | Kenneth French, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Abraham Verghese Elected

New York, NY, March 31, 2022 — The International Rescue Committee…(read more)

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NPR Throughline | All Wars Are Fought Twice

“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the…(read more)

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NPR | Refugees From Other Wars See Themselves in Fleeing Ukrainians

Mary Louise Kelly talks with people about the experience of…(read more)

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The Guardian | Viet Thanh Nguyen: ‘I didn’t notice the racism of Tintin’

The Pulitzer prize-winning novelist on the depiction of Vietnamese people,…(read more)

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La Presse | Dépasser le Clivage

Quand il avait 4 ans, Viet Thanh Nguyen a fui Saigon…(read more)

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The Amherst Student | Writers Discuss Craft and Identity at Seventh Annual LitFest

Award-winning novelists and writers—including Natalie Diaz and Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

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Amherst College LitFest 2022 | The Art of Belonging: A Conversation About race, Migration, and Fiction with Viet Thanh Nguyen

In its seventh year, Amherst’s annual literary festival celebrates the…(read more)

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Amanpour | Libraries should ‘expand’ young minds, not contain them

Viet Thanh Nguyen defends the right for children to read…(read more)