A Hidden Gem

But it’s not a total waste because I did find a good article on VS Naipaul, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century who died recently:

I returned again and again to his work because I felt his version of my places — India and Pakistan — harsh as it was, restored a kind of autonomy. At a time when post-colonial studies was feeding us a great deal of comforting babble, Mr. Naipaul’s writing helped us take ownership of our past.

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