Park Chan-wook is directing a TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer.

Exciting adaptation news: A24 and Rhombus Media have optioned the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer-winning debut novel about a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who serves as a communist double agent after the fall of Saigon. The novel is being developed into a television series, directed by Park Chan-wook, the director behind […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-07 14:34:36 UTC ]
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Watch Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss 'The Committed' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Watch author Viet Thanh Nguyen talk about "The Committed" at the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-11 00:19:23 UTC ]
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In ‘The Committed,’ Viet Thanh Nguyen continues his Pulitzer Prize-winning story

The follow-up to “The Sympathizer” finds a former Vietnamese spy working as a drug dealer in Paris. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-22 11:28:53 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen has just become the first Asian-American member of the Pulitzer Board.

A big congratulations to Viet Thanh Nguyen, who is joining the Pulitzer Prize Board as its first Asian-American and Vietnamese-American member. After an extensive nominating process, the board chooses the winners from a list of finalists in each category and may additionally give a Special Award... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 18:40:01 UTC ]
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Literary LA: Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Tom Lutz

Subscribe on iTunes | Spotify | SoundCloud | LARB Editor-in-Chief Tom Lutz is joined by author and USC Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Sympathizer, at a recent LARB Luminary Dinner. Viet begins by talking about about his family’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-01-27 20:01:38 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Work of Empathy

Meet the Pulitzer-winning editor of a groundbreaking anthology of essays on the experiences of refugees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Tig Notaro, Rueben Martinez, Thomas McGuane, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Annabelle Gurwitch, Conrad Aiken and more

The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are always a celebration of excellence in all forms of literature, but this year the event will be a blast: Tig Notaro is hosting! Notaro, of course, is the comedian and star of the Amazon series “One Mississippi” — and author of the 2016 memoir “I’m Just A... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Finalists Include Colson Whitehead and Viet Thanh Nguyen

From left, Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Rita Dove. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen, William Finnegan Among Pulitzer Winners

The novelist and the 'New Yorker' staff writer take home the prizes for fiction and biography respectively at the centennial awards ceremony. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A writer's solitude vs. AWP: Viet Thanh Nguyen on what we share with others

Writers tend to be solitary creatures, and yet more than 12,000 will congregate in Los Angeles this week. The occasion is the annual conference of the Assn. of Writers and Writing Programs, or AWP, which also draws other literary kin, the teachers, editors, publishers, critics and booksellers who... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen, Sally Mann Win 2016 ALA Carnegie Medals

Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Sympathizer' and Sally Mann's 'Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs,' landed the ALA's top adult book awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Chernin Group's Billy Parks Imagines Reality TV, Without TV

This past summer media and entertainment company The Chernin Group (founded by former News Corp. president and COO Peter Chernin) released a digital reality series that took the notion of digital media and ran with it.Mr. Parks: The first thing I did was call all my favorite smartest people... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who should star in the TV adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred?

You may have noticed that here at Literary Hub, we’re pretty big fans of Octavia Butler—and especially of Kindred, arguably her most famous novel. So we were very excited by the recent news that that 42-year-old book is finally getting an adaptation: FX has recently ordered a pilot, which was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 14:00:40 UTC ]
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Claire Danes to star in Essex Serpent TV adaptation

Claire Danes has been cast as the lead role in the screen adaptation of The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (Serpent's Tail). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 23:44:25 UTC ]
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Natasha Trethewey’s Memorial Drive is being adapted for TV.

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey’s Memorial Drive—a harrowing memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her stepfather—has been optioned by Sony Pictures Television for development as a drama series. Recently heralded by the Washington Post... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-02 20:31:46 UTC ]
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JG Farrell's The Singapore Grip: new TV adaptation brings to life the final book by one of the UK's finest novelists

The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-09-03 13:13:15 UTC ]
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Knightley to star in TV adaptation of Essex Serpent

Keira Knightley is to star in an adaptation of Sarah Perry's novel The Essex Serpent for Apple TV+. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 14:09:10 UTC ]
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Eccleston to star in Reynolds TV adaptation

Amanda Reynolds' debut novel Close to Me (Wildfire) is to become a six-episode series for Channel 4 and Viaplay, starring Christopher Eccleston and Connie Nielsen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 23:40:20 UTC ]
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Castlefield to adapt Hunter's DI Fawley franchise for TV

Castlefield has scooped the rights to adapt Cara Hunter's DI Fawley crime novels into a TV drama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 08:58:00 UTC ]
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Snoop Dogg to make 'hood TV show' adapting Joe Ide's IQ series

Snoop Dogg is producing the TV adaptation for Joe Ide's IQ detective series, after TV rights were initially snapped up in a seven-way bidding war by Alcon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 14:06:32 UTC ]
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