Things we learn from VS Naipaul's interview with The New Republic

From Africa is a Country Mon Dec 17 2012, 11:00:50

It's hard to be a Diasporic Indian sometimes. And Sir Vidiya in the news never helps. The New Republic's book editor, one Isaac Chotiner, felt that V.S. Naipaul was the right person to seek out for commentary on the Arab Spring. Because "Many of his books are set in post-colonial societies--from Africa and South America [...]

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