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Lea Schneider reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen in…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, “The Refugees”, Neri Pozza Ed., Vicenza, 2017

Andrea Giostra of MobMagazine reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh…(read more)

The MLK Speech We Need Today Is Not the One We Remember Most

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s…(read more)

Review of “The Refugees” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Andrea Giostra reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

Why We Struggle to Say ‘I Love You’

Viet Thanh Nguyen writes about the Asian-American family dynamic and…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: “Memory is politics in my books”

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and The Refugees and…(read more)

“The Refugees”: The new storytelling book by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Beate Meierfrankenfeld reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

Christmas reading for the voltage finder

Malin Krutmeijer reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen as…(read more)

A double-spy strange odyssey

Jakob Carlander reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

The Displaced Listed on Entropy and Star Tribune 2018 Best Books List

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced is listed on Entropy’s Best…(read more)

Telling Vietnam refugees: meeting with the Pulitzer Prize author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Matilde Quarti interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of…(read more)

Race, Displacement, and the Public Intellectual: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

 Anthony Ocampo interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about race and their…(read more)

Sống sót / Survival

In this article for the Daily Bruin, Kristie-Valerie Hoang interviews…(read more)

Victims of War, and Now Victims of the Trump Administration

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Eric Tang discuss the deportation of…(read more)

He portrays a fragmented Vietnam and refugee life in the United States

Maria Edström reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)

General Education S2E14: High Frequency: Viet Thanh Nguyen

On the last episode of General Education by Daily Trojan,…(read more)

I Love America. That’s Why I Have to Tell the Truth About It

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, talks about immigration in America and his experiences as a Vietnamese refugee in this essay for TIME. Love…(read more)

Wesley Yang and the Search for Asian-American Visibility

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Wesley Yang’s collection of essays, The…(read more)

Could Asian-Americans Turn Orange County Blue?

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Asian-American influence in Orange County for…(read more)

Bill Ruehlmann: In “The Displaced,” we see immigrants, see ourselves

Bill Ruehlmann reviews The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen for…(read more)