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Book review • Book review ~ A house for Mr Biswas

A House for Mr. Biswas, published in 1961, is V. S. Naipaul's first book of international renown and includes situations extracted from the life of his father who was a descendant of Indian indentured labourers living in Trinidad. Naipaul ... St Lucia Star, 2 weeks ago

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Almanac: V.S. Naipaul on liberal democracy and the pursuit of happiness

This idea of the pursuit of happiness is at the heart of the attractiveness of the civilization to so many outside it or on its periphery. I find it marvelous to contemplate to what an extent, after two centuries, and after the terrible history of ...
 Arts Journal4 days ago

Shortlist Media appoints Deputy Commercial Director

ShortList Media yesterday announced the appointment of Tarun Naipaul as Deputy Commercial Director. He joins the company this week. Tarun Naipaul: "I can't wait to contribute to the continued success of such an exciting, forward thinking company." ...
 InPublishing2 weeks ago

Gloster remains judge's focus

ON DAY three of his directions to the jury in the Vindra Naipaul- Coolman murder trial, Justice Malcolm Holdip yesterday continued to focus on the evidence of the prosecution's main witness — Keon Gloster. The judge referred to discrepancies in ...
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday1 month ago

The rains are back, buildings are falling, the

In North of South, a book about his journey through East Africa, the late Trinidadian writer Shiva Naipaul (brother of the more famous VS) makes startling observations. In one instance, he observes: Africans are unpredictable. Without even a glance ...
 East African1 month ago

Renovating Lady Justice

THE long-awaited re-opening of the Chaguanas Magistrates Court is just one sign of major changes looming for the Judiciary as the criminal justice system seeks to restore confidence. There will be little time for the paint to dry on the $15 million ...
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday4 days ago

There's a little bit of Wuthering Heights in here: Aliyyah Eniath

A conversation with Aliyyah Eniath, the author of a novel that deals with the intricate problems of adoption Aliyyah Eniath's debut novel,The Yard, has the makings of a Bollywood movie: In a Muslim joint family, the progressive, yet strict father of ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago

Fine print: Writing a book? Well, here's some good news

Years ago, to get published meant the world to authors — as the manuscript had to move from book agents to a motley crew of publishers and finally, to the editors before you got the nod and a modest advance. The process was full of anxiety and ...
 Deccan Chronicle6 days ago

Has V K Singh forgotten his history?

'It is possible that in his perambulations from the company of Baba Ramdev to that of Anna Hazare and finally to the BJP, he hasn't had time to refurbish his memory of what he may have read earlier,' says Amulya Ganguli. Renaming Aurangzeb Road was the easy part -- on a par with abolishing the Planning Commission. The Mughal emperor is one of the most criticised in Indian history. Secularists have had a tough time maintaining that he also contributed for temple upkeep. But he is remembered ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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BUCH Fellowships Awarded to Nine Faculty

This year's Fellows savor the opportunity to finish their books Michael Zank. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky Michael Zank understands that the title of his forthcoming book— Jerusalem: A Brief History —may inspire a few chuckles. Still, says ...
 Boston University1 week ago
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