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  • Bibliography:
    7 Books
  • First Book:
    April 2015
  • Latest Book:
    May 2024
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Book List in Order: 7 titles



  • A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, "The Sympathizer" is the story of a man of two minds, someone whose political beliefs clash with his individual loyalties. It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a gener...



  • The Refugees, is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. With the coruscating gaze that informed The Sympathizer, in The Refugees Viet Thanh Ng...



  • The Refugees is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. With the coruscating gaze that informed The Sympathizer, in The Refugees Viet Thanh Ngu...



  • THE REFUGEES is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of 20 years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. With the coruscating gaze that informed THE SYMPATHIZER, in THE REFUGEES Viet Thanh Nguyen...



  • A band of intrepid chickens leave behind the boredom of farm life, joining the crew of the pirate ship Pitiless to seek fortune and glory on the high seas. Led by a grizzled captain into the territory of the Dog Knights, they soon learn what...



  • The long-awaited new novel from one of America‚Äôs most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the unnamed Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris in the early 1980s with his blood brother Bon. The pair try to overcome their pasts and...



  • From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen and illustrator Minnie Phan comes an unforgettable story of a Vietnamese American girl whose life is transformed by a wildfire.When Simone is awakened by her mom as a wildfire threatens their home,...




Award-Winning Books by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Sympathizer
2015 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize -- First Novel
2016 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence -- Fiction
2016 Edgar Allan Poe Award -- First Novel
2016 Pulitzer Prize -- Fiction


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Viet Thanh Nguyen has published 7 books.

Viet Thanh Nguyen does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Simone, was published in May 2024.

The first book by Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer, was published in April 2015.

No. Viet Thanh Nguyen does not write books in series.