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Vs Naipaul

Literary Prize 'Suspended' Due To Funding

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books

The suspension of the UK's second oldest literary award due to lack of funding has been met with dismay by authors from William Boyd to Margaret Drabb...

Christopher Hitchens On The Art Of A Proper Literary Feud

nytimes.com | JENNIFER SCHUESSLER | Posted 08.13.2011 | Books

In Sunday’s Week in Review, I wrote about the death of the old-school literary feud now that Paul Theroux has shaken hands with V.S. Naipaul, Rick M...

She Got It Right: Francine Prose On Why Women Writers Aren't Taken Seriously

Harper's | Posted 08.12.2011 | Women

I’m still asked surprisingly often about “Scent of a Woman’s Ink,” which Harper’s Magazine published more than a decade ago — an essay in ...

Diana Athill's Response To The VS Naipaul Attack

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

Former publisher rubbished by Naipaul for writing 'feminine tosh' says she is not taking his criticism seriously. ...

The Naipaul Test: Can You Tell An Author's Sex?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

In an interview at the Royal Geographic Society this week, during which VS Naipaul provoked fury by suggesting that women writers are 'sentimental' an...

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

The Guardian | Amy Fallon | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

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 femal...

Literary Feuds And The Men Who Could Be Peacemakers

The Guardian | Patrick Kingsley | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

Well, it was fun while it lasted. After 15 years, novelists Paul Theroux and VS Naipaul have finally ended their bookish bust-up, with a little help f...

PHOTOS: Writers And Their Kitties

writersandkitties.tumblr.com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

From Zoe Triska, Huffington Post: This blog catalogs famous writers with the pet kittens and cats. Too cute!...

Trains, Planes, On The Street...

Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's time for another installment of Reading In Public! When someone takes a book into a public place, it's a big commitment. We have lots of things ...