The Writer and the World

The Writer and the World

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Baker & Taylor
Spanning forty years of writing, a collection of essays by a Nobel laureate offers his reflections on the Muslim invasions of India, Mobuto's reign in Zaire, the New York mayoral elections, and other topics.

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Naipaul applies his exquisitely crafted prose to subjects of colonialism, politics, the disenfranchised, and race in this collection of 20 essays written beginning in 1962. Based on his travels and grounded in history as well as his acute observation of current affairs, the essays take place in the countries of India, Mauritius, Trinidad, Grenada, Guyana, Zaire, Argentina, and the US. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Spanning some forty years of writing, a collection of essays by Nobel laureate offers many of his finest shorter pieces of reflection and journalism as he writes about the Muslim invasions of India, Mobuto's mad reign in Zaire, the New York mayoral elections, and other fascinating aspects of people, cultures, and places around the world. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375407390
0375407391
Branch Call Number: 824.914 NAI
Characteristics: xv, 524 p. ; 25 cm

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ClaireM_W
Jun 18, 2013

Sir V.S. has always been the gold standard for me in nonfiction. He is fearless in his opinions, and a skilled observer of peoples' unspoken positions. Like having a very intelligent friend who goes everywhere then tells you everything. Gossip and all.

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