Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer-winner Viet Thanh Nguyen Makes ‘The Refugees’ Human

May-lee Chai reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees for Dallas News. At a time when paranoia about refugees and migrants has reached a new high in America and perhaps the world, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s first collection of short stories, The Refugees, adds a necessary voice humanizing this group of demonized people. In this case, they […]

Dallas News Fiction Review: ‘The Sympathizer’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen

May-Lee Chai of Dallas News reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel The Sympathizer. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s accomplished and confident first novel explores the conflicted world of a Communist spy embedded first in Saigon before the fall of the American-backed government and then in Los Angeles within the South Vietnamese community in exile. Tasked with reporting on […]