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Top 15 Books by Novelists of Colour Published in 2017

Samira Sawlani reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

The Complete NP99: the best books of 2017

The National Post staff include Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on their…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ – An Introduction to Viet Thanh Nguyen Literature

Nữ Lâm reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Zing. Tập…(read more)

Paperback Row

Joumana Khatib adds Nothing Ever Dies by Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

The Sympathizer: Memories that Bite

Tati Jurado reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Info Libre. Viet Thanh…(read more)

Esquire’s 50 Best Books of 2017

Angela Ledgerwood includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the Esquire list…(read more)

The 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2017

Adam Vitcavage includes Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on the Writer’s…(read more)

Storyological 2.19 – Everything You Have

This Storyological Podcast, originally published on December 11, 2017, features Viet Thanh…(read more)

Ishiguro effect: the phenomenon of the new Asian voices in current literature

Juan Batalla counts Viet Thanh Nguyen among the “new voices”…(read more)

After the Apocalypse

Christian Schroder reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Der Tagesspiegel.…(read more)

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

Arianna Rebolini reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen and…(read more)

Goodreads Choice Awards 2017 Best Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was nominated for the Goodreads Choice…(read more)

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2017

Thu-Huong Ha of Quartzy reports on the best books Bill…(read more)

A fresh take on the Vietnam War

Bill Gates reflects on learning more about the Vietnamese experience…(read more)

These Are Bill Gates’ Favorite 5 Books Of 2017

Igor Bosilkovski of Forbes writes on Bill Gates’ favorite books…(read more)

Uprooted by living souls, despite everything

Giovanni Leti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Lucia Libri.…(read more)

USC Visions and Voices – A Conversation with John Cho and Viet Thanh Nguyen

John Cho and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss Asian-American identity during…(read more)

An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Michael LeMahieu and Angela Naimou interview Viet Thanh Nguyen about…(read more)

Spy with self-doubt

Danny Marques Marcalo reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.…(read more)

Brown Refo, White Nasho

Stephen Pham reflects on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees and Australian…(read more)

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was featured in Kirkus Reviews Best…(read more)

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Anika Entre Libros Reviews: The Sympathizer

Jorge Riet reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

William B. Noseworthy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies:…(read more)