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John Powers’ List Of What He Wishes He Had Reviewed In 2015

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer is featured at the…(read more)

The Sympathizer Wins Center For Fiction’s 2015 First Novel Prize

New York, December 8, 2015 – The Center for Fiction,…(read more)

The Wheeler Column: Interview with BA and Ph.D Alum Viet Thanh Nguyen

Earlier this year, B.A. and Ph.D alumnus Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

Books and Arts: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Book and Arts’ host, Michael…(read more)

Politician’s Funeral Pyre

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

The Saturday Paper Reviews The Sympathizer

CG praises Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, in…(read more)

The Sympathizer Makes it to Publishers Weekly’s Best Fiction of 2015

The Sympathizer Makes it to Publishers Weekly’s Best Fiction of…(read more)

Sydney Morning Herald’s Pick of the Week: The Sympathizer

Cameron Woodhead of the Sydney Morning Herald reviews The Sympathizer.…(read more)

Viet Nguyen at the Library of Congress: Asian American Literature Today

  Thursday, November 12 6:30pm Montpelier Room James Madison Building,…(read more)

Spying with Sympathy and Love

Pat C. Hoy II reviews Viet Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer…(read more)

The Globe and Mail Reviews The Sympathizer

Jade Colbert reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer along with…(read more)

On True War Stories

The Asian American Literary Review does great work. Now they…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen | 2015 National Book Festival at the Library of Congress

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and his personal experiences…(read more)

The Making of Asian America is a Stirring Chronicle Long Overdue

Viet Thanh Nguyen reviews Erika Lee’s The Making of Asian…(read more)

NY Times Review: ‘The Sympathizer,’ a Novel About a Soldier, Spy and Film Consultant

The New York Times first reviewed The Sympathizer in April,…(read more)

Late Night Live: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Vietnamese American Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses his debut novel ,…(read more)

The Sympathizer Makes the First Novel Prize Short List

The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize is awarded to the…(read more)

Nancy Pearl’s Not Kidding: This Is A Must-Read

Nancy Pearl and Marcie Sillman discuss The Sympathizer on KUOW’s…(read more)

The Sympathizer Makes Mid-Year Best Novel Lists

  The Sympathizer has critics everywhere buzzing. A highly praised cerebral…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’: Compelling, Original Take on Vietnam War

Dan DeLuca of the Philadelphia Inquirer reviews The Sympathizer. From…(read more)

Historical Novel Society Reviews The Sympathizer

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

The Stranger’s Voice

Karl Ashoka Britto reviews The Sympathizer for Public Books. The Sympathizer,…(read more)

Tom’s Book Club: Viet Nguyen at Chevalier’s Books

For the next installment of Tom’s Book Club, we will…(read more)

Book Review: “The Sympathizer” — The Vietnam War, Split in Two

Harvey Blume reviews The Sympathizer for The Arts Fuse. In this…(read more)