I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
|Born||June 24, 1937|
Anita Mazumdar Desai is an indian writer and novelist. She is professor of humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Some of her famous work includes 'Fire on the Mountain', 'The Artist of Disappearance', 'The Zigzag Way', 'Diamond Dust and Other Stories', 'In Custody', 'The Village by the Sea', 'The Peacock Garden', 'Bye-bye Blackbird', 'Voices in the City', 'Cry, The Peacock', 'Clear Light of Day', 'Games at Twilight', 'Cat on a Houseboat'. She has received several awards and honour including 'Sahitya Academy Award', 'British Guardian Prize', 'Neil Gunn Prize' and 'Padma Bhushan'.