For artists, looking, remembering, and creating art
are themselves ways of recognizing the ambiguities
of the human and inhuman.
~ Viet Thanh Nguyen____________________________
Quoted from Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (Harvard University Press, 2016), p. 99.
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize Winning Writer (for The Sympathizer); Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
Nguyen's forthcoming book is a short story collection, The Refugees (Grove Press, February 2017).