Monthly Archives: October 2010

A Review of Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth

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...

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

Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood concerns a young university student’s encounters with love, death, and loss in 1960s Japan, as he is torn between his...

Linh Dinh reads for DVAN in San Francisco

Love Like Hate--so which will it be when you see Linh Dinh read in San Francisco? We bet on Love, but come see and...

The Frogs Are Gone: Viet Nam Literature Seminar 2

Don't strain your weak eyes looking The frogs are gone from their bushes The yellow lizards are watching The bugs are there, creeping The flies and ants and...

Vietnam The World Tour: The Propeller Group

As a lot of the posts on this blog have mentioned, Viet Nam, the Vietnamese, and the Vietnamese diaspora shouldn't have their culture(s) defined...

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

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...