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Review: “Nothing Ever Dies” By Viet Thanh Nguyen

Bill Schwab reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: By the Book

The author, most recently, of “The Refugees” says the Star…(read more)

Nguyen Thanh Viet, Pulitzer Prize 2016: “There is no single definition of Vietnamese”

Cam Ly interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen in this interview about…(read more)

The Refugees: Stories of Anger, Humour and Hope

Set in Vietnam and among the Vietnamese communities of California,…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: Vietnamese Americans embody the contradictions of American history

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Refugees and the Vietnamese American…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Viet Thanh Nguyen “Never Stopped Being a Refugee”

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his books and the public’s view…(read more)

Confessions of a Sympathizer

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

War, Memory, and Vietnam: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Nothing Ever Dies and his personal…(read more)

Nothing Ever Dies is a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award

Viet’s book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: From both sides

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his books and his writing…(read more)

Alice Walker on The Sympathizer

Author and activist Alice Walker shares her thoughts on The…(read more)

Martin Luther King, Jr., on Vietnam—and Today

Martin Luther King, Jr., is best known for his speech…(read more)

Bonnie Boswell Reports – Viet Thanh Nguyen

In this interview with Bonnie Boswell for PBS SoCal, Viet…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen, France’s Best Foreign Book Award Prize 2017

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer wins the 2017 Le Prix…(read more)

Pulitzer Winner Puts San Jose in Literary Spotlight

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s forthcoming collection The Refugees includes the short…(read more)

Shelf Awareness: The Refugees

Jen Forbus reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection, The…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s latest work is a nonfiction companion to his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Nothing Ever Dies and the history…(read more)

The Public Historian Review of Nothing Ever Dies

This review of Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Nothing Ever Dies Wins the 2017 John G. Cawelti Award for the Best Textbook/Primer

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Viet Nguyen on How Winning the Pulitzer Prize Changed His Life

Valerie Takahama interviews author Viet Thanh Nguyen for Orange Coast…(read more)

This Is Hell! On the Limitations of Memory and the Persistence of War

Chuck Mertz, host of This is Hell! podcast, talks with…(read more)

Novelist defies Vietnam War histories written by the losers

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

Library Journal Gives The Refugees a Starred Review

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s upcoming collection of stories,  The Refugees, is…(read more)

Pultizer Prize-Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Pulls Back the Mask

Pulitzer winner Viet Thanh Nguyen, who has a new book…(read more)