VS Naipaul Thinks No Woman Is His Literary Match Not Even Jane Austen

06/02/2011 07:10 am ET | Updated Aug 02, 2011
  • Amy Fallon The Guardian

VS Naipaul, no stranger to literary spats and rows, has done it again. This time, the winner of the Nobel prize for literature has lashed out at female authors, saying there is no woman writer whom he considers his equal -- and singling out Jane Austen for particular criticism.

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