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The Masters Review: The Sympathizer

The Masters Review‘s Alisha Gorder reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut…(read more)

Protagonist, Antagonist, Sympathizer, Spy

Megan Galbraith of Consequence Magazine reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.…(read more)

‘The Sympathizer’: Vietnamese Spy Encounters America

Tony Dushane interviews author Viet Thanh Nguyen for SF Gate.…(read more)

The Mixed Experience: S2, Ep. 2: Author Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his debut novel, The Sympathizer…(read more)

Washington Post Book Club Interview with Book World Editor Ron Charles

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his debut novel, “The…(read more)

Bookforum Reviews The Sympathizer

Lisa Locascio of Bookforum reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel…(read more)

8Books Review of The Sympathizer

Lily Wong of 8asians reviews The Sympathizer. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Offers No Sympathy in Debut Novel

Mike Doherty of National Post talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Two Sides of the Vietnam War and its Personal Costs

Arnold R. Isaacs reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer…(read more)

Dallas News Fiction Review: ‘The Sympathizer’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen

May-Lee Chai of Dallas News reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel…(read more)

‘The Sympathizer:’ A Very Different Look at the Vietnam War

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Keri Miller about his novel The…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thahn Nguyen Discusses Debut Novel “The Sympathizer”

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Kojo Nnamdi, host of…(read more)

Escaping the Vietnam War, But Getting Close to the Enemy

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Leonard Lopate of New York…(read more)

KQED Interviews Viet, Andrew Lam and Aimee Phan

April 30th marked the 40th anniversary of the end of…(read more)

Spy vs. History

The New Inquiry‘s Grayson Clary reviews The Sympathizer. “Indochina” is…(read more)

Book Reporter Reviews The Sympathizer

Miriam Tuliao reviews The Sympathizer for Book Reporter. “I am…(read more)

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)