Recent Articles

Like the fading of a dream: Thuận’s ‘Chinatown’

Chinatown is Thuận’s second novel; her first to be translated into …(read more)

A Second Review of Linh Dinh’s Love Like Hate

Ever-reliable guest blogger Stephen Sohn gives diaCRITICS its second review …(read more)

Empowerment or Exploitation? Sexuality in Để Mai Tính

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here’s one about the …(read more)

Việt Lê: ‘boy bang’ at Java Gallery in Phnom Penh

– Exhibition opening with special guest band Cartoon Emo: Thursday, November …(read more)

A Review of Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here’s one from Stephen Sohn, …(read more)

Trần Anh Hùng’s ‘Norwegian Wood’: A Preview

Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood concerns a young university student’s encounters …(read more)

Linh Dinh reads for DVAN in San Francisco

Love Like Hate–so which will it be when you see …(read more)

The Frogs Are Gone: Viet Nam Literature Seminar 2

Don’t strain your weak eyes looking The frogs are gone …(read more)

Vietnam The World Tour: The Propeller Group

As a lot of the posts on this blog have …(read more)

Effective instability: A Review of Hoa Nguyen’s Hecate Lochia

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here’s one from Stephen Sohn, …(read more)

Experimental Vietnamese Music

So who says that Vietnamese music is all about sad …(read more)

The Education of a Vietnamese American Writer

diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. Here’s a guest …(read more)