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VS Naipaul


VS Naipaul death anniversary: Enduring quotes by the Nobel Laureate

August 11, 2019 11:29 am

VS Naipaul is often hailed as one of the most accomplished authors of the 20th century. His staggering brilliance almost always at odds with his views.

Sir Vidia’s antipathies

August 14, 2018 12:09 am

There is an urge now to separate VS Naipaul’s creative writing from the political. But you have to take his worldview and the flashlight with which he exposed hypocrisies as one entity.

VS Naipaul—The Writer, the Man

August 13, 2018 1:52 am

The beauty of his craft was often overshadowed by the controversies he ran into and the views he held about his peers and the world. Never one to spare his own kind, this is what he had to say

VS Naipaul: His Way in the World

August 13, 2018 4:06 pm

Writers and critics remember the many facets of the literary great

Remembering VS Naipaul: 'He’s not interested in the static, in the beautifully made'

August 16, 2018 12:17 pm

VS Naipaul was one of those people who always believe they are in the “waiting room of history”.

VS Naipaul—The Man Who Could be Magic

August 13, 2018 1:35 am

The shortcomings of his non-fictional work cannot take away from the fact that VS Naipaul was one of the greatest raconteurs of our time

VS Naipaul: A controversial author who crafted his lines and insults

August 13, 2018 7:12 am

VS Naipaul who passed away on Saturday (August 11) occupied a rather curious place. Never one to mince words, Naipaul had often been scathing not only against his peers but also against the place he belonged to.

Major loss to world of literature: PM Modi on V S Naipaul's death

August 12, 2018 1:46 pm

British author of Indian origins V S Naipaul breathed his last on August 11 in his house in London.

V S Naipaul dead: 'A literary circumnavigator'

August 13, 2018 7:10 am

Hailed as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, VS Naipaul's books explored colonialism and decolonization, exile and the struggles of the everyman in the developing world.

A Literary Handshake: VS Naipaul and travel writer Paul Theroux reunite at Jaipur Literature Festival

January 22, 2015 12:26 pm

At the Jaipur Literature Festival, the coming together of VS Naipaul and Paul Theroux.