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V S Naipaul (1932-2018) R.I.P.

V S Naipaul, writer of fiction and non-fiction, mostly about third world countries or their natives displaced to other lands, has died in England at the age of 85. His last notable action was to win the Nobel Prize in … Continue reading

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Author William Trevor Dies at 88

Publishers Penguin Random House Ireland have announced the death of novelist and short story writer William Trevor (1928-2016). According to his obituary in the New York Times, he was best known for his “mournful, sometimes darkly funny short stories and novels … Continue reading

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