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Spies Like Us: A Professor Undercover in the Literary Marketplace

Timothy K. August discusses The Sympathizer and other novels by…(read more)

Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen for Literature Interpretation Theory (LIT)

This interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen was conducted by Ruby…(read more)

Tellus Folio Review: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

Marisa Cecchetti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Tellus Folio. Ci sono…(read more)

Nguyen, Soll named University Professors

USC Dornsife faculty members Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jacob Soll…(read more)

How Viet Thanh Nguyen found his voice

Colleen Walsh writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s discussion about identity, politics,…(read more)


Dao Strom discusses the founding of diaCRITICS and the Vietnamese…(read more)


Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees wins Honorable Mention in the…(read more)

Everyone gets what they deserve in this Vietnam novel

This German review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Katharina Borchardt…(read more)

What I’ve learned from my 4-year-old

Originally published in the New York Times. LOS ANGELES — A…(read more)

Remembering One Another’s Inhumanity: On Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Vietnam War

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies and…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on Writing About Refugees

In this interview for Aspen Words, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses…(read more)

Forgetting and Remembering

In this interview for Jacobin Magazine, Yahya Chaudhry and Viet Nguyen…(read more)

The eyes silent to see the wound

Nguyen Vinh Nguyen reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Nguyen Thanh Viet – Refugees

In this review for Tiếp Thị Thế Giới, Ngân Hà discusses…(read more)

The finest fiction of 2017 were gifts of light and grace amid war and displacement

Olivia Ho names Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees as one…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Provided a Light of Truth in Dark 2017

Gary Singh offers his take on censorship of Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer: Two Hearts in My Chest

Marius of Buch-Haltung reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on…(read more)

21 books we loved in 2017

Amy Wang of Oregon Live reviews The Refugees by Viet…(read more)


The staff at Interview Magazine name Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees…(read more)

Best of 2017: 100 recommended books

The San Francisco Chronicle reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh…(read more)

Electric Literature’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2017

Electric Literature acknowledges Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees as one…(read more)

The Best Reviewed Books of 2017: Short Story Collections

The Literary Hub reviews The Refugees and lists it in…(read more)

Vietnamese-American Pulitzer Prize-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Releases ‘The Refugees’

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

‘The Refugees’ of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who was born in Vietnam

Tiểu Vũ reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Một Thế…(read more)