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A North Vietnamese Spy Finds More Than He Bargained For

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel The Sympathizer is reviewed by…(read more)

Looking at the Vietnam War’s Aftermath through the Eyes of a Communist Spy

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Monica Campbell on Public…(read more)

An Act of Justice: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Valerie Cabrera of the Writers’ Block Blog interviews Viet Thanh…(read more)

On the Lost Art of the Comic War Novel with Novelist David Abrams

David Abrams, the author of  Fobbit (Black Cat, 2012), a…(read more)

40 Years After Fall of Saigon, Vietnamese-American Writers Discuss War, Emigration

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with other Vietnamese-American writers on KQED’s…(read more)

How The Vietnam War Resonates 40 Years After The Fall Of Saigon

Tom Ashbrook interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen for On Point, his…(read more)

The Heat Discusses the Vietnam War

Author and Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Anand…(read more)

A Crime of Dispassion: ‘The Sympathizer’

Henri Lipton of ZYZZYVA literary journal reviews The Sympathizer. In…(read more)

Between the Covers – Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by David Naimon, host of…(read more)

Toronto Star: Review of The Sympathizer

James Grainger of the Toronto Star reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel, The…(read more)

Vietnam War’s Double-Agent Tale Offers Valuable New Perspective

John Kendle from Winnipeg Free Press reviews The Sympathizer, Viet…(read more)

The Sympathizer Hits Bestseller Lists

The Sympathizer landed on four hardcover fiction bestseller lists this week.…(read more)

Barnes and Noble Calls Sympathizer “Spectacular”

David Burr Gerrard reviews The Sympathizer on Barnes and Noble…(read more)

Our Vietnam War Never Ended

This article by Viet Thanh Nguyen was originally published in…(read more)

The Moderate Voice Reviews The Sympathizer

Shaun Mullen of The Moderate Voice reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

Shifting Loyalties, Guilt And Betrayal Inform Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Dazzling Debut Novel About Vietnam, ‘The Sympathizer’

Tricia Springstubb reviews The Sympathizer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.…(read more)

SF Gate Reviews The Sympathizer

Thomas Chatterton Williams reviews Viet Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer for…(read more)

5 Questions with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Chris Carosi of City…(read more)

BBC – Pulitzer Fiction Prize Winner: ‘People Fear Refugees’

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks to Kasia Madera on the BBC’s…(read more)

Book Tour Schedule for The Sympathizer

UPDATED August 17. 2015: check here for the most recent…(read more)