How are are Africa's religions faring in the 21st century? Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul visits to find out.
Born in Jamaica in 1932 to a Hindu family, V.S. Naipaul moved to
England as a young man to study and pursue a career as a writer. In a
series of novels, essays, and travelogues that was recognized with
the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001, Naipaul has drawn upon his
personal origins to explore what happens when two worlds meet.
He is particularly interested in the intersection between Western
modernity and traditional cultures, quite often in postcolonial
countries once governed by Europeans.
Naipaul is …