Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on ‘The Committed’

Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen and his book “The Committed.”
Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks with MPR News host Kerri Miller about his sequel to “The Sympathizer” called “The Committed.”
Author photo by BeBe Jacobs | Courtesy of Grove Atlantic

The French-Vietnamese spy that captivated readers in the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Sympathizer” navigates a new set of challenges in the book’s sequel, “The Committed.”

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen spoke with MPR News host Kerri Miller Wednesday about his life and the inspiration behind his latest book.


  • Viet Thanh Nguyen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His latest novel “The Committed” is the sequel to “The Sympathizer.”  

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