"I know I've made it when [my book has] made it to Costco."
On Thursday, author Viet Thanh Nguyen was a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Sympathizer and his latest collection of stories The Refugees.
Nguyen shared about his childhood memories of being a refugee from Vietnam, breaking it to his parents that he was an English major, and how you know you've made it: when they're selling your book at Costco. He also dropped some truth about the important, vital narrative that immigrants and refugees bring to America.
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