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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)

Spies Like Us: A Professor Undercover in the Literary Marketplace

Timothy K. August discusses The Sympathizer and other novels by…(read more)

Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen for Literature Interpretation Theory (LIT)

This interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen was conducted by Ruby…(read more)

Tellus Folio Review: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

Marisa Cecchetti reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Tellus Folio. Ci sono…(read more)

Nguyen, Soll named University Professors

USC Dornsife faculty members Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jacob Soll…(read more)

How Viet Thanh Nguyen found his voice

Colleen Walsh writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s discussion about identity, politics,…(read more)

IN CONVERSATION WITH VIET THANH NGUYEN: ON DIASPORA & CULTURE AS PLURALITY

Dao Strom discusses the founding of diaCRITICS and the Vietnamese…(read more)

2017-2018 AWARDS WINNERS

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees wins Honorable Mention in the…(read more)