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Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Forces Perpetuating Anti-Asian Hate

Viet Thanh Nguyen appears on At A Distance to discuss…(read more)

‘We Have to Make Our Nation Confront What It Doesn’t Want to Remember’

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with The Nation about the history…(read more)

No-No Man: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s nihilist masterpiece

Roy Scranton reviews The Committed for The Yale Review. IN…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen for CBS – A Love Letter to my Father

Viet Thanh Nguyen reads a letter addressed to his father…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on CBS This Morning Memories of a Refugee

Viet Thanh Nguyen recalls his memories as a refugee and…(read more)

How Do We Remember War and Conflict?Viet Thanh Nguyen

In conversation with Andrew Kelly, Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks on…(read more)

The Beautiful, Flawed Fiction of ‘Asian American’

Viet Thanh Nguyen contemplates the creation of the ‘Asian American’…(read more)

School Assembly with Writers Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ellison Nguyen – via Zoom

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ellison Nguyen share writing tips and…(read more)

Discussion with Viet Thanh Nguyen – American Literature Fest

Viet Thanh Nguyen and King-Kok Cheung from UCLA speak about…(read more)

Vietnam Veterans of America review of THE COMMITTED

The Committed is reviewed by Marc Leepson for Vietnam Veterans…(read more)

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Midtown Scholar Bookstore | AN EVENING WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN: THE COMMITTED

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Viet Thanh…(read more)

Discussion with Viet Thanh Nguyen at the American Literature Festival

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month,…(read more)

USC Lecture: Why Palestine Matters to American Studies

Viet Thanh Nguyen, along with other USC professors and graduate…(read more)

East West Fest 2021: East-West Dialogue With Viet Thanh Nguyen & Tiffany Chung

Asian Cultural Council presents East West Fest, a celebration of…(read more)

The Committed | APAHM Celebration

Viet Thanh speaks about The Committed for Asian Pacific American…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Joys and Challenges of Writing About Sex

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about creating a “James Bond” figure…(read more)

Special Event | Language and Migration: Experience and Memory

Viet Thanh Nguyen will be giving a keynote lecture for…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen for the New Books in History Podcast with Michael Vann

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Committed with Michael Vann for…(read more)

Pod Save the World | Fighting climate change, coronavirus, and capitalism

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks to host Ben Rhodes about the…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on Books and the Beauty of Repetition

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about children’s books, repetition, and other…(read more)

Cúirt International Festival of Literature | “Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Committed”

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Committed for the 2021 Cúirt…(read more)

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Conversations with The Nation | Challenging Colonialism in Literature

Viet Thanh Nguyen is in conversation with Katrina vanden Heuvel…(read more)

ACCENTEDiRL: “Tales from the Margins”

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts ACCENTEDirl for DVAN with featuring authors…(read more)

Asian Americans facing an onslaught of hate

Viet Thanh Nguyen gives insight into the history of Asian…(read more)