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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)

NPR Throughline | All Wars Are Fought Twice

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

NPR | Refugees From Other Wars See Themselves in Fleeing Ukrainians

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

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)

La Presse | Dépasser le Clivage

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

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)

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)

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

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

The World | Author Viet Thanh Nguyen weighs in on banned books debate

A Tennessee county school board agreed to remove Art Spiegelman’s…(read more)

KQED Forum | ‘Maus’ Among Latest Titles Banned in Some American School Districts

A Tennessee school board last week voted to remove the…(read more)

My Young Mind Was Disturbed By a Book. It Changed My Life.

Viet Thanh Nguyen shares his opinions on the power of…(read more)

Duke University | Ethics of Now: Struggle, Trauma, Memory, and the Power of the Fictions We Weave

A conversation between Professor Adriane Lentz-Smith and Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Literary Hub | The Ultimate Best Books of 2021 List

Literary Hub features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed in their…(read more)

MPR News | 2022 must-reads from Kerri Miller: 3 novels you don’t want to miss

Kerri Miller reviews The Committed for MPR News. 2021 has…(read more)

L’OBS | En France, j’ai expérimente un racisme plus direct

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Doan Bui for L’OBS.(read more)

Novel Dialogue Podcast : Duke Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Committed, joins esteemed scholar Colleen…(read more)

BuzzFeed News | Best Books of 2021

Tomi Obaro reviews The Committed for BuzzFeed News’ Best Books…(read more)

The Millions | A Year in Reading: Namrata Poddar

Namrata Poddar features The Committed for The Millions. When I…(read more)

CrimeReads | The Best Crime Novels of 2021

CrimeReads features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed in their Best…(read more)

Slate | The Best Books of 2021

Laura Miller reviews The Committed for SLATE’s Best Books of…(read more)

The Committed in the London Review of Books

The Committed is featured in the London Review of Books.(read more)

Entropy | BEST OF 2020-2021: BEST FICTION BOOKS

Entropy features The Committed in their Best of 2020-2021 Fiction…(read more)