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Viet Thanh Nguyen on Hiding in Plain Sight

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses reading ‘Invisible Man’ on The Thread with Kerri Miller.  Listen to the full podcast on MPR News or read the transcript below. On The Thread podcast, books are just the beginning. Host Kerri Miller talks with comedians, scientists and other big thinkers about how books and reading have shaped their lives. […]

For Readers, Writing Is a Process of ‘Emotional Osmosis’

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how his novel The Sympathizer is the product of decades of enjoying other works in this interview with Joe Fassler for The Atlantic. By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more. In […]