MONTHLY ARCHIVES : November, 2018

Viet Thanh Nguyen: “Memory is politics in my books”

Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses The Sympathizer and The Refugees and the role of memory in his books in this interview with Eugenio Gianetta in…(read more)

“The Refugees”: The new storytelling book by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Beate Meierfrankenfeld reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for BR24. “Die Geflüchteten”, von denen Viet Thanh Nguyen in seinem neuen Buch erzählt, das…(read more)

Christmas reading for the voltage finder

Malin Krutmeijer reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen as part of holiday book recommendations for Aftonbladet. ”Sympatisören” av Viet Thanh Nguyen (Tranan) Det…(read more)

A double-spy strange odyssey

Jakob Carlander reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Upsala Nya Tidning. Jakob Carlander får nya perspektiv på Vietnamkriget efter att ha läst…(read more)

Telling Vietnam refugees: meeting with the Pulitzer Prize author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Matilde Quarti interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer for il Libraio. “Mi sembra che al giorno d’oggi ci sia ancora…(read more)

Race, Displacement, and the Public Intellectual: An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen

 Anthony Ocampo interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen about race and their intellectual worlds in this interview for Contexts. Viet Thanh Nguyen is a Vietnamese American…(read more)

Sống sót / Survival

In this article for the Daily Bruin, Kristie-Valerie Hoang interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen and reports on the Vietnamese-American identity and struggle in California. December…(read more)

He portrays a fragmented Vietnam and refugee life in the United States

Maria Edström reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen for Göteborgs-Posten. Viet Thanh Nguygens prisade debutroman Sympatisören berättar om det “amerikanska kriget” ur en…(read more)

General Education S2E14: High Frequency: Viet Thanh Nguyen

On the last episode of General Education by Daily Trojan, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the Asian American identity, refugees, and the USC community. Karan…(read more)

I Love America. That’s Why I Have to Tell the Truth About It

Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, talks about immigration in America and his experiences as a Vietnamese refugee in this essay for TIME. Love it or leave it. Have you heard someone say this? Or have you said it?…(read more)