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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)

A writer’s solitude vs. AWP: Viet Thanh Nguyen on what we share with others

The Los Angeles Times has assembled a panel of distinguished and…(read more)

The Vietnam War, the American War

Viet Thanh Nguyen sits down with Ricardo Herrera Bandrich of…(read more)

Past to Present: Echoes of War

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, speaks as one of…(read more)

In Vietnam, forgetting the ‘American war’

Brian Bethune reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen On The Tavis Smiley Show

The USC professor and author shares about his recent work…(read more)

Interview with the Finalists of 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction

The PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize honors exceptionally talented fiction writers…(read more)

Booklist Gives Nothing Ever Dies a Starred Review

Donna Seaman reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory…(read more)

Watch Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss The Sympathizer at the 2016 AWP Conference

Viet Thanh Nguyen sits down with Rich Fahle for Book…(read more)

The Sympathizer is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

The Sympathizer is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen Reconciles Childhood Memories, History

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by David A. Maurer of…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen review – a bold, artful debut

Randy Boyagoda reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, for…(read more)

ArtsHub Reviews The Sympathizer

A compelling spy story, a black comedy, a war story,…(read more)

Library Journal Reviews Nothing Ever Dies

Joshua Wallace of the Library Journal reviews Nothing Ever Dies:…(read more)