Q&A With Viet Thanh Nguyen
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Q&A With Viet Thanh Nguyen

“I first saw Apocalypse Now when I was not yet a teenager, and it was way too soon to see it. My voice would shake when I talked about it later, even in college. So I wanted to take my revenge on that movie and all of the Hollywood canon about the war, for as I say in the novel, this is the first case in history where the losers get to write the history.” Continue reading

“So Much to Tell, So Much to Find”: An Interview with Tessa Hadley
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“So Much to Tell, So Much to Find”: An Interview with Tessa Hadley

When I finally began to write about what I knew (it’s obvious— but it’s not obvious until you know what it is you know!) it felt like opening a door and coming home. This wasn’t really a matter of the subjects—people, relationships, families: I’d tried all that before. It was a matter of the voice; it was that I discovered what I sounded like, what I needed to sound like, to tell my truth about what I saw. Continue reading