Is V S Naipaul a great writer?

When we launched our book on V S Naipaul following his death in August, V.S.Naipaul – the Legacy, it provoked some of the strongest arguments that I have seen about an author. Branded a misogynist, a racist, and a right wing grump on the one hand, there was an...

Can Amazon beat all competition?

As Stuart Haining writes in his book Planet Amazon – The Day the Earth was Renamed, if current trends continue – a rather big IF – then by 2055 Amazon could be responsible for half the world’s GDP. Of course in 1896, it was predicted that if current...