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Posted on 14 February 2018 | 9:16 pm
  The Charlie Hebdo attacks form a backdrop to
Spectator.co.ukThe Charlie Hebdo attacks form a backdrop to a complicated love triangle in CK Stead's latest novelSpectator.co.ukThe book is also about literary ambition, and those who win the Nobel Prize.Max is writing a book on V.S. Naipaul and Doris Lessing, while France's winner, Patrick Modiano, is glanced at; and those who don't, or haven't yet, such as Martin Amis (whose ...
Posted on 14 February 2018 | 8:07 pm
  Why the fan unhindered by stats gets it
The HinduWhy the fan unhindered by stats gets it rightThe HinduV.S. Naipaul has written about a question he had to answer in a school test when he was in the fourth grade: Who is the greatest cricketer? Despite being a fan of Learie Constantine, the West Indies all rounder, Naipaul answered “Bradman”. By the 1940s ...
Posted on 13 February 2018 | 4:15 am
  Gordon Robinson | Cultivating talent |
Jamaica GleanerGordon Robinson | Cultivating talent | Commentary | Jamaica GleanerJamaica GleanerWhen I attended secondary school in 19 (mumble, mumble), Jamaica's education standards were exceptionally high.From then, the Campion College template was best. Campion focused on development of the mind and emphasised analytical thinking. Teachers...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 8:19 pm
  Top CEOs reveal the books that changed their
Business InsiderTop CEOs reveal the books that changed their livesBusiness InsiderDiving deep into a subject by reading a book can change your life, as CEOs attest to. Dan Gilbert was influenced by two Tom Peters books and helped him be a great leader. I'm a big advocate of micro-learning. That is the whole reason why I started ...
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 2:26 pm
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  Bookmarks: news and views from the book
April 11, 2015, 12:15 a.m. In November 2009 a rally against the lifting of parallel importation restrictions became a celebration after the Labor government rejected the proposals of the Productivity Commission that had been roundly criticised by printers, publishers, authors and booksellers alike.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 8:24 am
  Salman Rushdie gives classic books low
Well, we know which books Salman Rushdie doesnât want in his personal library, and they include such classics as Harper Leeâs To Kill A Mockingbird, Kingsley Amisâ Lucky Jim , and his friend Martin Amisâ Money . The Booker Prize-winning author of The Satanic Verses ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:26 am
  Only time will tell!
“But he is roused by the Hindu-Moslem massacres in Bengal and goes to the district of Noakhali. Sad last pilgrimage; embittered people scatter broken glass on the roads he is to walk.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 3:35 pm
  Almanac: V.S. Naipaul on bores
“Everybody is interesting for an hour, but few people can last more than two.”
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:53 am
  Mumbai's Cafe Samovar shuts after five
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Cafe Samovar, a favourite haunt of intellectuals and celebs including Amitabh Bachchan, M.F. Husain and V.S. Naipaul, students and commoners, finally downed shutters on Tuesday after over five decades as loyal clients, some in tears, thronged it for one last time. Located inside the Jehangir Art Gallery, surrounded by heritage buildings like Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:16 am
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  Books: Get lost in an epic Jamaican novel
PHUKET: Trinidad had V S Naipaul and Jamaica now has Marlon James through his third novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings (Riverhead Books, New York, 2014, 688pp), which is an epic tale of gang warfare in Jamaica, spilling over to Miami and New York and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:11 am
  Is Amazon Creating a Cultural Monopoly?
For months, a group of writers calling themselves Authors United have campaigned, mostly unsuccessfully, against the business practices of Amazon.com. On Thursday, they mounted their latest challenge, officially requesting that the Department of Justice ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Nigeria: The Short Story Is Not a Try-Out
But reading' This House is not for Sale, somewhat reminded me of V.S. Naipaul's 'Miguel Street'. What books influenced your approach to writing this book? This book shares more in common with 'A House For Mr. Biswas' than with 'Miguel Street' just as it ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Galassi's galaxy a thing of wonder
These are his choices: Roberto Bolaño (lightness); Vladimir Nabokov (quickness); V.S. Naipaul (exactness); Marilynne Robinson (visibility); Jonathan Franzen (multiplicity); and Alice McDermott (consistency). I then ask Galassi what is the best and the ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 3:09 am
  The 50 most memorable travel quotes
There is something comforting about a pithy quote, especially when it comes to travel. A good quote can clang like a rich bell: it makes you sit up and take notice in a way you never had before. I have collected quotes for years in my various notebooks ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:47 pm
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  ksouvik: On page 448 of 623 of A House for
ksouvik: #%&# page 448 of 623 of A House for Mr Biswas, by V.S. Naipaul https://t.co/8DgANOZQFC
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 12:57 am
  kbocooke: First published in 1961 and
kbocooke: First published in 1961 and c%@sidered by many to be %@e of V.S. Naipaul's best works. It's a great read and as fre… https://t.co/pIoVCoezft
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 12:57 am
  RyanProng: RT @lithub: From Derek Walcott's
RyanPr^%*g: RT @lithub: From Derek Walcott's poetic takedown of V.S. Naipaul to Norman Mailer head-#!~^ing Gore Vidal, 25 famous literary feuds, ranked…
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 12:57 am
  furious_inc: (The revolution will not be
furious_inc: (The revoluti!~ will not be televised, black panther vs the media can not make the disadvantages as real as the pro… https://t.co/l5jYmAYeft
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 12:57 am
  jblaredo: RT @lithub: From Derek Walcott's
jblaredo: RT @lithub: From Derek Walcott's poetic takedown of V.S. Naipaul to Norman Mailer head-#*ing Gore Vidal, 25 famous literary feuds, ranked…
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 12:57 am
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  Resolved Question: The Tata Literature Live/
1. V.S. Naipaul 2. Shobha De 3. Vikram Seth 4. Amitava Ghosh
Posted on 3 September 2017 | 6:26 am
  Open Question: Any Idea of difficulties in
Posted on 13 December 2015 | 6:29 am
  Open Question: My novel deals with a woman s
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 10:16 pm
  Resolved Question: Can you please give me
i am doing Dessertation on the topic "religion and social structure" from the novel "An area of darkness" by v.s Naipaul..please give me some important points relating to my topic from this novel..i'll be very grateful..thank you..
Posted on 21 June 2013 | 2:32 am
  Resolved Question: What book is easy to
I am finishing off reading the Miguel Street novel, and soon i will have to read another novel and write a comparative essay where i will have to relate both books, and since i dont enjoy reading, i have no idea which book can compare to this novel without a plot. PLEASEE help and tell me which book would be easy to relate to this book. i WILL CHOOSE BEST ANSWERR!! and givee you pointss :)
Posted on 6 April 2012 | 10:40 am



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