Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nhi T. Lieu’s The American Dream in Vietnamese

Another new book on Vietnamese American culture! Check out Nhi T. Lieu's groundbreaking book, available now.  I can't actually review this book, since I wrote...

Trâu, Cọp, và Trí Khôn Con Người: Buffalo, Tiger, Human Wisdom

What do a tiger, a buffalo, and a farmer have to do with being Vietnamese?  Read on and find out! Viet Nguyen, editor-in-chief of diaCRITICS, had...

Open Thread: Your Chance to Participate

This is a new feature: the open thread! Here you get to bring up your own topics and musings, initiate the conversation and generate...

The Long Bien Picture Show // Buổi Chiếu Bóng Long Biên

Long Biên is a district in the city of Hà Nội that is home to about 170,000 inhabitants.  For the last year, it has also...

Drifting Towards 25 Hawkins Road: Sonny Le’s Story of Escape

diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. This reposted review is by guest blogger Sonny Le,  and recent diaCRITICS subscriber drive winner, from his...

From Viet Nam to Japan via France: Tran Anh Hung’s Latest Film

While the acclaimed adaptation of Murakami's novel has yet to be released in the United States, diaCRITIC correspondent in France Ly Lan Dill gives...