Viet Thanh Nguyen became the first Vietnamese American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer, this year. His achievement was particularly emotional and rewarding for the Vietnamese American literary community because for over two decades he'd been actively working with other writers and artists to promote Vietnamese literature and visual art and culture.
One of our favorite books so far this year is Viet Thanh Nguyen's debut novel The Sympathizer, a book with one of the best first sentences of any you will come across.
Literary Hub interviewed Viet Thanh Nguyen, whose novel The Sympathizer was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction yesterday. James McBride talked to Morning Edition about his new book Kill 'Em And Leave: Searching For James Brown A...
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