Monthly Archives: June 2013

Opening a Can of…Open Secrets: Bên thắng cuộc

Some of you might be aware of the publication of Bên thắng cuộc (The Winning Side), a two-volume book by Huy Duc, a well-known former...

Huy Duc’s The Winning Side: ‘old wine in a new bottle’?

Huy Duc has described his book, "The Winning Side", as “a true history of Vietnam,” of which has earned praises for being an “honest book” with...

Why I Write: Huy Đức, author of Bên Thắng Cuộc (The Winning Side)

Huy Đức is a longtime Vietnamese journalist and army veteran whose groundbreaking book, Bên Thắng Cuộc (The Winning Side), has made quite a splash. The book...

The Need to Be Less Cynical: Thuy Linh on Contemporary Vietnamese Cinema

Do you believe Vietnamese filmmakers have run out of ideas for new films? A critical analysis brought to you by Thuy Linh of Thanh Nien News,...

June 2013 News and Events

June 2013 news and events relating to Vietnamese at home and in the diaspora. It’s time for our second subscriber drive. We’re looking for 100...

Postcard from the End of America: San Jose

 Our very own diaCRITIC, Linh Dinh, has been traveling to various parts of America for his project Postcards from the End of America, a compilation...