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The Complete NP99: the best books of 2017

The National Post staff include Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees on their list of the 99 best books of 2017. Looking back on the books published in 2017, we’ve compiled a list of 99 of the best, most-talked about – or quite simply our favourite – reads. Why the NP99 and not 100? Because that last spot […]

Viet Thanh Nguyen Offers No Sympathy in Debut Novel

Mike Doherty of National Post talks with Viet Thanh Nguyen about his debut novel, The Sympathizer. Watch the accompanying video interview here. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, The Sympathizer, aims to do what no other Vietnam War book or movie has done before. American artists, he says, address the Vietnamese through their self-absorbed perception; Vietnamese […]