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Viet Thanh Nguyen Reading & Book Signing

Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen’s short story collection The Refugees is “The one book you need to read to understand the plight of refugees” (Huffington Post), giving voice to lives led between two worlds: one’s adopted homeland and one’s country of birth. Nguyen is a MacArthur Fellow and the Aerol Arnold Professor of English at USC. His other books include The Sympathizer, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, and Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. 

Coffee, tea and, book signing with the author to follow. More information:


Free tickets are available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.

Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only.

Earlier Event: January 26
Blasian Narratives Social