Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

V.S. Naipaul
British author V.S. Naipaul poses for a photo in 2001 in Salisbury, England. The Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose celebrated writing and brittle, provocative personality drew admiration and revulsion in equal measures, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his London home, his family said. He was 85.