“Nguyen is an intriguing, inventive, and perceptive writer and his mesmerizing memoir takes hold of us . . .”
“soars on the strength of language and passion for the ideas [the author] works hard to depict here, so that if you loved The Sympathizer, and you don’t mind the insistent history
“Readers eagerly await more from a writer whose finger is on the pulse of the 21st century.
“I am a refugee who, like many others, has never ceased being a refugee in some corner of my mind.”
“The Sympathizer has much to recommend it. . . . a serious examination of the tenuous line between civilization and barbarism.”