Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 2014 News and Events

What happened in June 2014: news and events relating to Vietnamese at home and in the diaspora. It’s time for our second subscriber drive. We’re...

Thuy Linh: Good Music, Romance: Courtesy of a Southern Film Tradition

In Thuy Linh's most recent post in her column, she highlights the use of music and romance in Southern films in the pre-1975 era...

A Review of Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History by Phong Nguyen

Eric Nguyen reviews Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History by Phong Nguyen. In his newest book, Phong Nguyen reimagines history as we know it by...

Top Five Most Critical of May 2014

IT’S HERE! THE TOP FIVE MOST READ POSTS OF MAY ON DIACRITICS! READ YOUR FAVORITES AGAIN OR DISCOVER SOMETHING YOU’VE OVERLOOKED. SO, STAY TUNED TO...

Ngoc Linh: A Warm Silence: Coming Out to Mom

Coming out is a difficult, but often liberating process. Queer people of color, however, are challenged with navigating between their sexual orientation and their...

Khanh Ho Reviews As the Heart Bones Break

Audrey Chin's latest novel, As the Heart Bones Break, follows the life of a South Vietnamese man and his family over the last sixty  years. Khanh...