Reviews

Bard of the Viets. Review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new book “The Committed”

It took fifty years and a circuitous route through exile and a mix of Asian and colonial cultures for Vietnam to get its bard.

Live review of Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods

Live review of Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods

Viet Thanh Nguyen, “I watched Da 5 Bloods so you wouldn’t have to. I can’t recommend it. Here we go with my live tweeting of Spike Lee’s #Da5Bloods.”

Five stars for Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods

Five stars for Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods

Spike Lee’s Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods is “a condemnation of the past, a call for change, and a rich work of art worth watching over and over again.”

Lansdale’s Ghost

Lansdale’s Ghost

Photo caption: Edward Lansdale in 1963. Credit: WikiCommons This book review originally appeared in the May 2018 issue...