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Jan 27, 2014
India's Naipaul, Pakistan's Malala among Britain's most influentialThe 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.
Mar 28, 2013
The things he left us: The inheritance of Chinua AchebeChinua 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.
Jun 10, 2011
Why writers fight: A guide to global literary feudsVS 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.
Jun 08, 2011
Why Naipaul and the literary establishment are so, so wrongWhatever 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.