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VS Naipaul dropped from Bali book festival
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V.S. Naipaul dropped from Bali festival 'over large fee'

Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul has been dropped by an international literary festival in Bali after the event refused to meet his "11th-hour request" for a US$20,000 (645,000 baht) fee to appear, its organisers have said. The Trinidad-born British ... Bangkok Post, 1 day ago
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V S Naipaul, Girish Karnad to att..

Several top heavywights including Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul will be attending this year's Jaipur Literature Festival. Besides Naipaul others who could be seen at the Lit Fest are Booker winner Eleanor Catton, novelist Hanif Kureishi as well as ...
 Samaylive1 week ago Sir V S Naipul to attend Jaipur literary fest  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Sir V.S.Naipaul, Hanif Kureishi, Eleanor Catton to attend Jaipur Literature Festival  Asian Age1 week ago
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A House of One's Own

Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul's 1961 novel, A House For Mr Biswas, was in his own words his first and most substantial piece of fiction. It was first published by Andre Deutsch in 1961, and then re-printed by Picador in 2011. He wrote it for almost ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago Naipaul Launches Chinese Edition of 'A Bend in the River'  Outlook1 month ago VS Naipaul Launches Chinese Edition of His Novel  NDTV1 month ago V S Naipaul launches Chinese edition of his novel  Times of India1 month ago

Face to face with a master of the craft

Up until the early 1990s, I had never actually read any of Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul's works. Read about them, but never actually read them. My personal library was a potpourri of Wodehouse, Richard Gordon, Henry Cecil, Damon Runyon, some fine writing on ...
 The Telegraph4 weeks ago
Outlook India

Time To Play Fast And Loos

When VS Naipaul wrote in 1964, "Indians defecate everywhere. They defecate mostly besides railway tracks...." his description of collective Indian shitting became something of a phrase celebre. Besides achieving some grotesque fame, open air ...
 Outlook India1 month ago Mr Modi, time to play fast and loos  Times of India2 months ago

A house for Sir Vidia

AMULYA GANGULI Sir Vidyadhar Surajprasad Naipaul wants to return after half a century to an area of darkness which he once saw as a place where people defecate with carefree abandon. Indians defecate everywhere, he wrote in his 1964 travelogue.
 The Statesman1 month ago

Ministerji, how about a house for Mr Naipaul in India?

Dear Arun Jaitley, I feel I should start with an apology even though you are not remotely aware that I owe you one. Allow me then to outline my offence and proffer my conditional withdrawal of careless words: A few years ago I was in New Delhi and ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Government should listen to Suruma's advice

V. S. Naipaul humorously depicts a life of hopelessness in his novel Miguel Street. It is a place where people simply move in circles without achieving their desired dreams! No one seems to get even the simplest thing right! In one of the chapters, ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor1 month ago

Today's birthdays: Sunday, Aug. 17

Actress Maureen OHara is 94. Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin is 88. Author V.S. Naipaul is 82. Former MLB All-Star Boog Powell is 73. Actor Robert DeNiro is 71. Movie director Martha Coolidge is 68. Rock musician Gary Talley (The Box Tops) is ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago

Watch out for the phantom snail smuggler, says CRAIG BROWN in part four of his summer quiz

Naipaul has never shied from upsetting foreigners. Link the nationality with the abuse. Which of these writers was NOT a pallbearer at the burial of Thomas Hardy in Westminster Abbey. What happened after novelist Barbara Pym wrote a letter to the ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago
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