Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Booklist Gives Nothing Ever Dies a Starred Review

Donna Seaman reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War for Booklist. Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer (2015), a complex tale of the Vietnam War, garnered the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and landed on more than two dozen best-of-the-year lists. Readers will discover the roots of Nguyen’s powerful fiction in […]

Booklist Gives The Sympathizer Starred Review

Booklist Online‘s Bryce Christensen gave Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel a starred review. Adept in the merciless art of interrogation, the nameless spy who narrates Nguyen’s dark novel knows how to pry answers from the unwilling. Unexpectedly, however, this Vietnamese Communist sympathizer finds himself being tortured by the very revolutionary zealots he has helped make […]