Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is the Areol Arnold Chair of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. His first novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as many other literary prizes. His nonfiction book Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (2016) was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Award, and his collection of short stories, The Refugees (2017), has received numerous accolades. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times.

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Transpacific Studies

Framing an Emerging Field

University of Hawai‘i Press
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Looking Back on the Vietnam War

Twenty-first-Century Perspectives

Rutgers University Press

Looking Back on the Vietnam War embarks on an interdisciplinary and international investigation to discover what we remember about the war, how we remember it, and why. Each essay examines a different facet of the Vietnam War, offering fresh insights on the war’s long-term psychological, social, artistic, political, and environmental impacts. By putting these diverse pieces together, the contributors assemble an expansive yet nuanced composite portrait of the war and its global legacies.

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Looking Back on the Vietnam War

Twenty-first-Century Perspectives

Rutgers University Press

Looking Back on the Vietnam War embarks on an interdisciplinary and international investigation to discover what we remember about the war, how we remember it, and why. Each essay examines a different facet of the Vietnam War, offering fresh insights on the war’s long-term psychological, social, artistic, political, and environmental impacts. By putting these diverse pieces together, the contributors assemble an expansive yet nuanced composite portrait of the war and its global legacies.

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Pangs of Love and Other Writings

By David Wong Louie; Afterword by King-Kok Cheung; Foreword by Viet Thanh Nguyen
University of Washington Press
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