Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen has written at least 17 books. Their most popular book is The Sympathizer with 227 saves with an average rating of 4.03⭐.

They are best known for writing in the genres War, Fiction, and Communists.

dark, emotional, and tense are their most common moods.

Author Bio

{"type":"/type/text","value":"Viet Thanh Nguyen (born March 13, 1971) is a Vietnamese-American novelist. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. Nguyen's debut novel, *The Sympathizer*, won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction among other accolades, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction from the American Library Association, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from an American Author from the Mystery Writers of America, and the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Fiction from the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association. He was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Nguyen is also a regular contributor, op-ed columnist for *The New York Times*, covering immigration, refugees, politics, culture and South East Asia.\r\n\r\n**Source**: [Viet Thanh Nguyen](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viet_Thanh_Nguyen) on Wikipedia."}