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Vs naipaul

Nov 21, 2019 16:01
Lucy Ellmann, says the literary scene today is probably on ‘it’s last legs’ and the final outcome of the 2019 Booker Prize was ‘a depressing compromise’ read more
Sep 24, 2019 17:48
This great Trinidadian author of Indian descent wrote over 30 books that included both fiction and non-fiction in a career spanning five decades. Although his views aroused controversy many a time, he was still widely admired for his prose. read more
Jul 10, 2019 18:53
Hailed by the late VS Naipaul as ‘a young writer to watch out for’, Aatish Taseer says that a country like India needs to be unambiguous. Only then, will it set an example for other countries to follow read more
May 16, 2019 02:00
“We will support the party or the candidate who will take up the issue with the district administration and the state government,” said Mahesh Dutt, who is looking after the property. read more
Jan 25, 2019 15:49
Diana Athill, who edited 18 books of Nobel laureate VS Naipaul, had called some of his comments “ridiculous” and later wrote books on growing old, has passed away at the age of 101. read more
Aug 13, 2018 17:56
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about his meetings with VS Naipaul, who died earlier this week. read more
Aug 12, 2018 23:52
The richest and most eminently re-readable books of Naipaul’s fiction after “A House for Mr Biswas” include “In a Free State”, an intimate suite of stories concerned with colonialism and the vagaries of power. Set in Egypt, America, Africa and England,... read more
Aug 12, 2018 16:29
After writing two celebrated books on India, “An Area of Darkness” and “A Wounded Civilization”, Nobel laureate VS Naipaul’s mother had asked him to leave India. read more
Aug 12, 2018 16:28
His biggest contribution to literature may well be, as his fellow Nobel Laureate JM Coetzee wrote in his collection of essays, Inner Workings, “in pioneering an alternative, fluid, semifictional form”. It has come to be much imitated, but never surp... read more
Aug 12, 2018 10:10
Though he spent his literary career mining his origins, VS Naipaul fiercely resisted the idea of being tethered to a hyphen, or to a particular ethnic or religious identity. read more
Jul 10, 2018 08:46
Sri Lanka-born Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje’s novel The English Patient has won the Golden Man Booker. read more