Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V. S." Naipaul, TC (born 17 August 1932) is a Trinidadian-British writer of Indo-Trinidadian heritage of Brahmin known for his novels focusing on the legacy of the British Empire's colonialism. He has also written works of non-fiction, such as travel writing and essays.
In 2001, Naipaul was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. He has been awarded ... more »
''I'm the kind of writer that people think other people are reading.''V.S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) Naipaul (b. 1932), Trinidad-born British writer. Radio Times (London, March 24, 1979).