Quotes by Anita Desai

About Anita Desai:

Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist and the Emerita John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As a writer she has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times; she received a Sahitya Academy Award in 1978 for her novel Fire on the Mountain, from the Sahitya Academy, India's National Academy of Letters; she won the British Guardian Prize for The Village by the Sea.

Author Bio

  • NameAnita Desai
  • DescriptionIndian novelist
  • BornJune 24, 1937
  • CountryIndia
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist
  • AwardsPadma Shri; Sahitya Akademi Award; Padma Bhushan