Left to his own devices, with a proper microphone and nobody asking him annoying questions (and only Lady Naipaul interrupting every so often to refill his water glass, which had to be placed just so on the table), Sir Vidia was fine. He read excerpts from Half A Life, the “His Chosen Calling” chapter of Miguel Street and a passage from Among the Believers about Malaysia (”a country,” according to Sir Vidia, “dedicated to fundamentalism”).Why not head over to Caribbean Free Radio and leave a comment?
April 22, 2007
Sir Vidia Returns to Trinidad
Georgia Popplewell of Caribbean Free Radio has a review and pictures of Sir Vidia's reading in Trinidad. Here's an excerpt: