Books The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen Hardcover, 209 pages, Pgw, List Price: $25 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe RefugeesAuthorViet Thanh Nguyen Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A collection of stories, written over a twenty-year period, examines the Vietnamese experience in America as well as questions of home, family, and identity. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Viet Thanh Nguyen The Sympathizer Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Refugees Review Book Reviews Memory And Loss Haunt The Stories In 'The Refugees' February 9, 2017 Viet Thanh Nguyen's new collection looks at how it feels and what it means to be a refugee. It's a wonderful group of stories that prove fiction can do more than tell stories, it can bear witness.