Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Nguyen, Soll named University Professors

USC Dornsife faculty members Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jacob Soll are recognized by USC President C. L. Max Nikias for outstanding leadership in their fields. Originally published by USC Dornsife. USC President C. L. Max Nikias has appointed USC Dornsife’s Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jacob Soll as University Professors. “These exceptional faculty members have brought immense […]

The Public Historian Review of Nothing Ever Dies

This review of Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Margaret B. Bodemer was originally published in Volume 39 of The Public Historian, on pages 139-141. How can anyone support war when they have witnessed it firsthand, listened to survivors’ stories, or even read about its ‘‘human costs’’? This thought echoed in […]

Voices from Vietnam

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s first novel explores the Vietnam War through the lens of his conflicted protagonist, an American-educated spy for the Viet Cong. Here, he is interviewed by Susan Bell from USC Dornsife College News. is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a South Vietnamese army general is drinking whiskey and, with […]