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India's Naipaul, Pakistan's Malala among Britain's most influential

Updated : Jan 27, 2014

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Category : World

India's Naipaul, Pakistan's Malala among Britain's most influential

The first-ever 'Influential 500' list, compiled by specialist publisher Debrett's and 'The Sunday Times' newspaper, includes personalities in 25 areas chosen by experts in their field. #India #Pakistan #V. S. Naipaul #ListsEtc #Malala Yousafzai #Britain's 500 most influential people
The things he left us: The inheritance of Chinua Achebe

Updated : Mar 28, 2013

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Category : Life

The things he left us: The inheritance of Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe took on Conrad as a "bloody racist." He said Naipaul "sold himself to the west." At a time when Africa is still depicted as a continent in need of charity, and racist heritage of colonialism is muted, Achebe stood for the dignity of his people. #Inpraiseof #V. S. Naipaul #Africa #Chinua Achebe #Joseph Conrad
Why writers fight: A guide to global literary feuds

Updated : Jun 10, 2011

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Category : Ideas

Why writers fight: A guide to global literary feuds

VS Naipaul’s 15-year-long tiff with author and former protégé Paul Theroux, ended with a handshake at the Hay Festival between the two. We scrutinise how and why writers quarrel with each other. #Salman Rushdie #LitNews #LitCrit #V. S. Naipaul #Paul Theroux #John Updike
Why Naipaul and the literary establishment are so, so wrong

Updated : Jun 08, 2011

By : Kavitha Rao

Category : Life

Why Naipaul and the literary establishment are so, so wrong

Whatever Sir Vidia thinks, the real battle for R-E-S-P-E-C-T in the literary world is not between men and women. It's between literary fiction and popular fiction. #ThatsJustWrong #Literature #LitCrit #V. S. Naipaul #Chick lit #Jane Austen