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Scholar and writer , 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner and associate professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, has endorsed BDS and the cultural and academic boycott of Israel in support of Palestinian rights.
Nguyen joins two other Pulitzer Prize winners, and , in endorsing the call of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
Nguyen is the author of (Oxford University Press, 2002) and the novel (2015). The Sympathizer won the 2016 , an from the Mystery Writers of America, the from the Center for Fiction, the from the American Library Association, a , and the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Fiction from the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association. It was also a finalist for the for Fiction and the . The novel made it to lists, including , , , ,
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His latest book is , which is the critical bookend to a creative project whose fictional bookend is The Sympathizer. Nothing Ever Dies examines how the so-called Vietnam War has been remembered by many countries and people, from the US to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and South Korea. Harvard University Press published it in March 2016. calls the book “a powerful reflection on how we choose to remember and forget.”