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Refugees, optimism and literary roots: Viet Thanh Nguyen and Mohsin Hamid in conversation

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Mohsin Hamid discuss the refugee crisis…(read more)

This refugee’s stories relatable to all Americans

Rege Behe, ahead of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s appearance at Carnegie…(read more)

61 unmissable books to read this spring

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Displaced is listed in Stylist’s spring…(read more)

Daniel Ellsberg among finalists for California Book Awards

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is a finalist for the…(read more)

Ghosts of the road, spectres at the feast

This article originally published by The Economist discusses Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new…(read more)

The Refugees Selected as California Book Awards Finalist

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees has been selected as a…(read more)

Humo Book Reviews: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

The following mini book review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees was…(read more)

A Novelist’s Exuberant Love Letter to a Mexican-American Clan

Viet Thanh Nguyen reviews Luis Alberto Urrea’s The House of Broken…(read more)

Confessions of a “complicated” spy

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Nikos…(read more)

Remembering Refugees’ Stories

Jaehun Lee of BC’s student newspaper The Heights reflects on Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: Going Public

Author, scholar, and MLA member Viet Thanh Nguyen spoke with…(read more)

Just Buffalo’s BABEL: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Lizzie Finnegan reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Fies: Vietnam and…(read more)

Man of two minds

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Robert…(read more)

A Vietnamese haunting in America

Andy Kerstetter of Idaho Mountain Express discusses The Sympathizer and Viet Thanh Nguyen’s experiences…(read more)

How Do You Define ‘Home’?

This roundtable with the editor and contributors of “Go Home!”…(read more)

Complete fiction: why ‘the short story renaissance’ is a myth

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees is listed as a notable…(read more)

Uses Excel to ensure his reading is diverse

This interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen ahead of his appearance…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks Parking Lots and Refugees at The Egyptian

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

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the struggles of being a refugee in America

David Canfield of Entertainment Weekly offers an exclusive excerpt of Viet Thanh…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the struggles of being a refugee in America

Entertainment Weekly discusses Viet Thanh Nguyen’s role as editor for…(read more)