Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Uses Excel to ensure his reading is diverse

This interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen ahead of his appearance at Boston College was conducted by Amy Sutherland for The Boston Globe. Viet Thanh Nguyen won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for his best-selling novel, “The Sympathizer,” the story of a Communist double agent who moves to the United States. Last year Nguyen, who emigrated with his […]

Amid Era of Trumpism, Immigrant Tales of People not Politics

Anthony Domestico, a correspondent of the Boston Globe, reviews The Refugees. We’re in a moment of political turmoil. Whatever Trumpism is, it has tapped into a troubling strand of American nativism, and its rise has led critics and writers to call for more politically engaged literature. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s first collection of short stories, “The […]