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Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Center for Fiction’s 2015 First Novel Prize for ‘The Sympathizer’

Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Center for Fiction’s 2015 First…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen reads ‘The Sympathizer’ | Asian American Writers’ Workshop

Viet Thanh Nguyen reads The Sympathizer at the Asian American…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses ‘The Sympathizer’ | Harvard Book Store

Viet Thanh Nguyen reads and discusses The Sympathizer at the…(read more)

Literary Lion Viet Thanh Nguyen is Short Listed for the National Book Award

USC Dornsife’s Viet Thanh Nguyen follows up his Pulitzer Prize…(read more)

The Victoria to Uyen Show- Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen for ‘The Sympathizer’

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer on the Victoria to…(read more)

Asian American Literature Today | Viet Thanh Nguyen at the Library of Congress

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his books and Vietnamese-American perspective at…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on redefining what it means to be a refugee

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks with Eleanor Wachtel for CBC Radio…(read more)

The Sympathizer on Shortlist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel, The Sympathizer, is among 5 other…(read more)

Nothing Ever Dies on the Longlist for National Book Award in Nonfiction

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

Radcliffe Magazine Reviews “Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War”

This review of “Nothing Ever Dies” appears in the summer…(read more)

The Hidden Scars All Refugees Carry

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

A Satirical and Political Indictment of the Vietnam War

Gautam Bhatia reviews The Sympathizer for The Wire India. Nguyen…(read more)

C-SPAN: Views of Refugees in America Panel

On August 6, 2016, Viet Thanh Nguyen joined panelists to…(read more)

Late Night Live: War and Memory in Vietnam

Viet Nguyen and Phillip Adams from ABC Radio National share…(read more)

Memories of Vietnam in Memoriam

Micharl Orr reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam…(read more)

Two Sides of the Coin

Helmi Yusof reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer for Business…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: Winning the Pulitzer Changed the Value of My Book and Myself

The author recalls the dreamlike state in which he wrote his…(read more)

Reconsidering the Work of a Chinese Immigrant Writer of the 1930s

Viet Thanh Nguyen reviews Hua Hsu’s A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy…(read more)

The Sympathizer: Different Perspectives of the Vietnam War

Sudarshan Purohit of the New Indian Express reviews Viet Thanh…(read more)

Story vs. History: Competing Ambitions in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s THE SYMPATHIZER

Matt Matros reviews The Sympathizer for Ploughshares at Emerson College.…(read more)

The Moderate Voice Reviews Nothing Ever Dies

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

Sympathizers and Innocents

Marc Eliot Stein reviews two new novels by Viet Thanh…(read more)

Pultizer-winning ‘Sympathizer’ is Most Readworthy

Rob Neufield reviews The Sympathizer for Citizen-Times. “The Sympathizer,” arcs…(read more)

The Immigrant’s Fate Is Everyone’s

The following article was originally published in the July 11, 2016…(read more)