Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’: Compelling, Original Take on Vietnam War

Dan DeLuca of the Philadelphia Inquirer reviews The Sympathizer. From Michael Herr’s Dispatches to Denis Johnson’s Tree of Smoke, from Oliver Stone’s Platoon to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.,” the American experience in Vietnam has been closely examined and obsessed over, its human cost and toll on the national psyche put under the microscope […]