Viet Thanh Nguyen with Maxine Hong Kingston


photo of Viet Thanh Nguyen with Maxine Hong Kingston
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen‘s debut novel is The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is a spy novel set during and just after the war in Vietnam, told in the form of a forced...

Viet Thanh Nguyen full bio


photo of Viet Thanh Nguyen with Maxine Hong Kingston
Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese American writer whose books include Tripmaster Monkey, China Men, and The Fifth Book of Peace. Her first book, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts,...

Maxine Hong Kingston full bio


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Viet Thanh Nguyen read from his work, then joined in conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston. | Duration: 1:23:16

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Viet Thanh Nguyen, introduced by Maxine Hong Kingston, read from his work

Viet Thanh Nguyen in conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston


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