MONTHLY ARCHIVES : September, 2017

Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen for Literature Interpretation Theory (LIT)

This interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen was conducted by Ruby Perlmutter for LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory.  Published in 2015, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer tells the story…(read more)

How Viet Thanh Nguyen found his voice

Colleen Walsh writes about Viet Thanh Nguyen’s discussion about identity, politics, and politics in his books Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.  Pulitzer Prize-winning…(read more)

Everyone gets what they deserve in this Vietnam novel

This German review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Katharina Borchardt was originally published by Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Sprachlich lässt er es krachen, inhaltlich ist er…(read more)

Remembering One Another’s Inhumanity: On Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Vietnam War

This review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu was featured in Volume 52, Issue 1 of the Journal…(read more)

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on Writing About Refugees

In this interview for Aspen Words, Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses the challenges of writing The Refugees and the power of writing.  Aspen Words will…(read more)

Forgetting and Remembering

In this interview for Jacobin Magazine, Yahya Chaudhry and Viet Nguyen discuss the self-serving stories the US state tells about the Vietnam War.  “I come…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer: Two Hearts in My Chest

Marius of Buch-Haltung reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer. Originally published on the Buch-Haltung website. Ich bin ein Spion, ein Schläfer, ein Maulwurf, ein Mann mit…(read more)

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Spanish cover

The Sympathizer: Memories that Bite

Tati Jurado reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Info Libre. Viet Thanh Nguyen ganó el Pulitzer de ficción tras haber recibido 13 rechazos de diferentes editoriales: “No podemos…(read more)

Storyological 2.19 – Everything You Have

This Storyological Podcast, originally published on December 11, 2017, features Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story “The Transplant” from The Refugees. Podcast: Storyological 2.19 – EVERYTHING YOU HAVE…(read more)

After the Apocalypse

Christian Schroder reviews Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer for Der Tagesspiegel. Tod auf dem Rollfeld: Viet Thanh Nguyen schickt in „Der Sympathisant“ einen Doppelagenten in…(read more)