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Nobel-Winning Novelist Naipaul Dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad but lived most of his life in England, died in his London home Saturday…

Britain’s Press Association reported, citing Naipaul’s wife.
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He was 85.
In awarding him the $1 million Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001, the Swedish Academy praised Naipaul for combining genres into his own style that compels readers “to see the presence of suppressed histories. …
In a vigilant style, (he) transforms rage into precision and allows events to speak with their own inherent irony.”

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