Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

A North Vietnamese Spy Finds More Than He Bargained For

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel The Sympathizer is reviewed by Nicholas Mancusi of The Daily Beast. A war novel, written any time after our re-evaluation of the phenomenon that began around the end of the American Civil War, will by its nature include certain unifying elements plucked from the grab-bag of heady themes—the blinding effects […]