Good stuff, and entertaining on multiple levels.
I especially like his gruff dismissal of the interviewer's sillier questions and his claim that critics are too scared to say anything negative about Jane Austen.
I read A House for Mr. Biswas in my student days and was quite impressed with it.
Among the Believers, which I read more recently, is the most effective critique of the sad current state of political Islam that you will ever read, in large part because it is indirect.
Who was my favorite student this term?
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