Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Review of Nguyễn Quí Đức’s ‘Where the Ashes Are: The Odyssey of a...

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here's one from Stephen Sohn, professor of English at Stanford University, where he is completing a manuscript on Asian...

#FREEVIETKHANG: Singer Viet Khang Protests the Vietnamese Government

diaCRITIC Anhvu Buchanan reports on jailed singer and Communist critic Viet Khang, and asks you to do something about his cause. As some of you...

A Winning Debut: Thanhha Lai’s ‘Inside Out & Back Again’

diaCRITIC Kim-An Lieberman introduces us to a new Vietnamese American poet and her award-winning work of poetry. Thanhha Lai’s Inside Out & Back Again takes us readers into a child’s experience of immigration and the American South through the beautiful and lyrical storytelling.

Cô Dâu Đại Chiến (Battle of the Brides, 2011) Review

diaCRITICS special contributorHuy Vu reviews Victor Vu's film Cô Dâu Đại Chiến (Battle of the Brides) .   Note: The follow review contains several spoilers about the plot...