Viet Thanh Nguyen Discusses 'The Refugees'

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Sympathizer” comes a new collection of stories exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family, imbued with Nguyen’s great gift for writing.

The second piece of fiction by a major new voice in American letters, "The Refugees" is a beautifully written and sharply observed book about the aspirations of those who leave one country for another, and the relationships and desires for self-fulfillment that define our lives.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Parking in the Central Library garage will be available for $6 after 5 p.m. This event will be recorded for future podcast.

Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Vietnam and raised in America. He is the author of the bestselling and award-winning novel The Sympathizer. He is also the author of the nonfiction books Nothing Ever Dies and Race and Resistance. He is a Critic-At-Large for the Los Angeles Times and teaches English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles.

This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times and presented in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company will be available for purchase and signing.
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By: The Seattle Public Library

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