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In Praise of Doubt and Uselessness

The following article by Viet Thanh Nguyen was originally published…(read more)

The Lit Up Show Episode 99: Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Vietnamese-American Refugee Experience

Angela Ledgerwood interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen on Episode 99 of The Lit…(read more)

Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen: from refugee to renowned author

Terry Nguyen interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for The Daily Trojan. Tucked…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Viet Thanh…(read more)

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

The following interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen was conducted by…(read more)

This ‘Refugee’ author explains what it’s like to live between worlds

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his stories…(read more)

“No Excuses”: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

David Haeselin interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for Post45 ahead of the 48th Annual University…(read more)

International Dublin Literary Award: 2017 Shortlist – General Press Release

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer on the shortlist for the…(read more)

The shock of Pulitzer

Francois Lestavel reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen and…(read more)

Les Lettres Françaises

Telerama: The Sympathizer Review

Nathalie Crom reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally…(read more)

Well Read: Viet Thanh Nguyen / The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his second fiction novel, The…(read more)

Author provides voice for refugees

The NZ Herald reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s works The Sympathizer, The Refugees,…(read more)

Lettieri on Nguyen, ‘The Sympathizer: A Novel’

Antonella Lettieri reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published…(read more)

Kieran on Nguyen, ‘Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War’

David Kieran review Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam…(read more)

CSU Monterey Bay and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author revisit the Vietnam War

Walter Ryce of Monterey County Weekly interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen ahead of…(read more)

‘The Refugees’ author Nguyen speaks at Clemson Lit Fest

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Paul Hyde of Greenville News…(read more)

El Cultural Reviews The Sympathizer

Philip Caputo reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published…(read more)

Casualties of war: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Priyanka Kumar reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published…(read more)

Pulitzer winner’s latest book underscores emotional challenges for refugees

Julia Oller interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Columbus Dispatch. Forced…(read more)

Diplomatic History, Volume 41 Issue 2, April 2017

Diplomatic History Reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Christian G. Appy reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and…(read more)

Booked: The Empathy of Fiction, with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Michael Kazin interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for Dissent Magazine. Novelist and…(read more)

Author Profile: Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen seizes the moment to advocate for refugees

Rob Cline interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for Cedar Rapids Gazette. Did…(read more)

A Refugee Crisis in a World of Open Doors

Viet Thanh Nguyen reviews Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West for The New York…(read more)