‘The sympathizer’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen: a total work

Lorenzo Mazzoni reviews The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Originally published by il Fatto Quotidiano. Dopo aver concluso il folgorante, magnifico, indimenticabile Il simpatizzante, di Viet…(read more)

The Saturday Paper: The Refugees

CR of Australia’s Saturday Paper reviews The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection. In this sophisticated collection by Vietnamese-American Viet Thanh Nguyen, whose…(read more)

The Refugees Review: Insight Into Belonging Without Losing Identity

Eileen Battersby of the Irish Times reviews The Refugees. A Vietnamese woman living again with her now widowed mother recalls the terror of being…(read more)

Vietnam War Revisited by Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Peter Pierce reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s three latest works, Nothing Ever Dies, The Sympathizer, and The Refugees, for The Australian. Last year, not long…(read more)

Star Tribune: The Refugees

Tom Zelman reviews The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uprooted populations, filling enclaves in First World cities or subsisting…(read more)

Post-War Americans

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new collection of short stories, The Refugees, paints subtle portraits of the many shades of ‘refugee’. The following review by Jason…(read more)

The Refugees: Rough Crossings

A collection of short stories delicately captures the traumas and triumphs of the migrant experience. The following review by Fatima Bhutto originally appeared in…(read more)

SF Chronicle Reviews The Refugees

Rayyan Al-Shawaf of the San Francisco Chronicle reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new short story collection, The Refugees. If you’re still unconvinced that “nothing ever…(read more)

Monocle Arts Review: The Refugees

John Mitchinson and Matt Alagiah discuss Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection, The Refugees, along with new releases from Clover Stroud and Jacob Polley…(read more)

Publishers Weekly Gives The Refugees Starred Review

Nat Sobel of Publishers Weekly reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new short story collection, The Refugees. Each searing tale in Nguyen’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-winning…(read more)