What an arrogance?
World without sentiments is not worth living.
Has he been writing Dictionary and telephone Directories?
Want list of female writers?
Ask any 15-year-old, whether he knows Naipaul?
Can he understand Jane Austen?
History will judge a good writer.
Creativity knows no gender.
Naipaul is either senile, stupid or both.
He is being respected more than what he deserves.
Nobel Prize has lost its sheen, if at all it has any.
Nobel laureate V S Naipaul has criticised female writers, especially Jane Austen, claiming they are ‘unequal’ to him.
Naipaul, known for his outspoken views, made the comments during an interview about his literary career.
The Trinidad-born writer said: ‘Women writers are different, they are quite different. I read a piece of writing and within a paragraph or two I know whether it is by a woman or not. I think (it is) unequal to me.’