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Immigrants in U.S. on Claiming “Americanness”

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed on the Brian Lehrer Show, produced…(read more)

An Interview with Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on His Hopes for U.S.-Vietnam Relations

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed for the official Medium channel…(read more)

Pulitzer-Winning Author Viet Nguyen Examines Moral Ambivalence in ‘The Sympathizer’

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

Viet Thanh Nguyen Is a Lucid and Robust Voice for the Forgotten

Matthew Snider reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Maxine Hong Kingston and Viet Thanh Nguyen: Two Writers Reflect on War and Peace

Maxine Hong Kingston and Viet Thanh Nguyen share a conversation…(read more)

Reckoning with the Vietnam War

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is featured on The Takeaway, a…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen Discusses ‘The Sympathizer’ And His Escape From Vietnam

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Terry Gross, host…(read more)

Publishers Weekly on Nothing Ever Dies

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War is…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks Representation, Offers Advice

Author and Berkeley alumnus Viet Thanh Nguyen gets interviewed by…(read more)

Briefly Noted: Nothing Ever Dies

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War is…(read more)

Mekong Review: More Than Just Memory

Patrick Deer reviews both The Sympathizer and Nothing Ever Dies:…(read more)

Pulitzer Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Explores War and its Aftermath

Elizabeth Rosner of the San Francisco Chronicle reviews Nothing Ever…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Hiding in Plain Sight

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses reading ‘Invisible Man’ on The Thread…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize winner’s new book: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Stephen Cohen reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Taking Revenge Against Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now”

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

April 30

Today is what many Vietnamese in the diaspora call “Black…(read more)

The Sympathizer wins Edgar Award for Best First Novel

Mystery Writers of America, the premier organization for mystery writers,…(read more)

8Books Reviews Nothing Ever Dies

Lily Wong of 8asians reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and…(read more)

Otherppl with Brad Listi: Episode 419 — Viet Thanh Nguyen

On the Otherppl Podcast with Brad Listi, Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

BBC World News: Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen

Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Kasia…(read more)

On Winning the Pulitzer Prize

I got the news at around 3:15 thanks to my…(read more)

An Affirmation of Collectivity

“The Sympathizer” author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Caleb Downs…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on ‘The Sympathizer’ | AACES at Yale University

Viet Thanh Nguyen reads The Sympathizer and discusses his books…(read more)