Nobel Prize-Winning Author V.S. Naipaul Dies at 85

(From UPI)

Novelist Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, died at his home in London, his family said. He was 85.

Trinidad-born author Naipaul, whose writings put a human scale on large events, was selected in 2001 for writing often about “the history of the vanquished.”

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