Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Two Sides of the Coin

Helmi Yusof reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer for Business Times Singapore. Earlier this year, Vietnamese-American novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen had millions of readers across the world scratching their heads over the proper pronunciation of “Nguyen” when he clinched the Pulitzer Prize for fiction with his debut work, The Sympathizer. Is it pronounced “Ng-when” or “Nu-en” […]