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He Writes Unreliable Narrators Because He Is One, Too

In this profile by Alexandra Alter for the New York…(read more)

I Actually Like Teaching on Zoom

Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on the current climate of Zoom…(read more)

What Amanda Gorman Teaches Us About Our Shared America

Viet Thanh Nguyen shares his thoughts on Amanda Gorman’s poem…(read more)

SENSE OF BELONGING #1: I Love You, I Hate You

Viet Thanh Nguyen joins several others on this episode of…(read more)

KIM NHUNG SHOW | Guest: Giáo sư – Tiến sĩ Nguyễn Thanh Việt | 14/01/2021 | www.sbtngo.com

Kim Nhung interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about the relationship of…(read more)

There’s a reason the South Vietnamese flag flew during the Capitol riot

Viet Thanh Nguyen explores the connection between the South Vietnamese…(read more)

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Publisher Weekly: The Committed

Publisher Weekly reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed.(read more)

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75 Books To Add To Your 2021 TBR List

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed is featured on Buzzfeed’s list…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The art of memoir

Eliza Lomas checks in with Viet Thanh Nguyen a few…(read more)

The 57 Most Anticipated Books Of 2021

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Committed is featured on this anticipated…(read more)

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The 15 books we can’t wait to read in 2021

The Committed is recommended by Entertainment Weekly as an anticipated…(read more)

10 Fiction Books To Look for in 2021

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s upcoming book, The Committed is featured in…(read more)

‘Minari’ is about immigrants who speak Korean. That doesn’t make it ‘foreign.’

In response to the dialogue surrounding Minari, Viet Thanh Nguyen…(read more)

The Post-Trump Future of Literature

Viet Thanh Nguyen shares his thoughts on the changes of…(read more)

The 21 Most Anticipated Books of 2021

Time features The Committed in their list of anticipated books.…(read more)

What the Asian-American Coalition Can Teach the Democrats

In this New York Times op-ed, Viet Thanh Nguyen explores…(read more)

Pulitzer Prize-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen recalls his immigrant experience

Viet Thanh Nguyen recounts his memory of the Vietnamese grocery…(read more)

The Visitors’ Corner with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Adraian Lentz-Smith interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about his thoughts on…(read more)

Natalie Portman and Viet Thanh Nguyen talk kids books at L.A. Times Festival of Books

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks on how the creation of Chicken…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen on his ‘Sympathizer’ sequel and the ‘scarcity’ of voices like his

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about narrative scarcity and what it…(read more)

A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Jinwoo Chong about anti-Asian sentiments,…(read more)

The growing generation gap in politics among Vietnamese Americans

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Marco Werman about the political…(read more)

‘Write like you are the majority’

Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with Stuart Carson for The Daily…(read more)