Anita Desai

Anita Desai

This is a complete list of Anita Desai books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Cry, the Peacock
1963
2
Voices in the City
1965
3
Bye Bye Blackbird
1968
4
The Peacock Garden
1974
5
Where Shall We Go This Summer?
1975
6
Fire on the Mountain
1977
7
Clear Light of Day
1980
8
The Village by the Sea
1982
9
In Custody
1984
10
Baumgartner's Bombay
1989
11
Journey to Ithaca
1995
12
10
Fasting, Feasting
1999
13
The Zigzag Way
2004

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Anita Desai Anthologies in Publication Order

Anita Desai: Biography

Anita Desai was born on June 24th, 1937 and is currently 86 years old. Anita Desai was born in Mussoorie.

Anita Desai is probably best known for their Standalone Novels. There are currently 13 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1963 with the novel Cry, the Peacock. The most recently released novel was The Zigzag Way which was released in 2004. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Anita at this time.

Anita Desai has also written the Collections series which has 6 books including Games at Twilight and Scholar and Gypsy.

Anita Desai: Awards & Accolades

Anita Desai books have been nominated for multiple awards, Clear Light of Day was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1980. In Custody was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1984. Fasting, Feasting was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1999.

Anita Desai: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Anita Desai on Book Notification is Fasting, Feasting, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Anita Desai on Book Notification is Fasting, Feasting, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Anita Desai are:

  1. Rick Atkinson, author of the World War II Liberation Trilogy Series.
  2. Randall Munroe, author of the novel: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.
  3. Jill Lepore, author of the novel: This America: The Case for the Nation.
  4. Niall Williams, author of the novel: History of the Rain.
  5. Osamu Dazai, author of the Osamu Dazai Books.

Anita Desai: F.A.Q

When was Anita Desai Born? How old is Anita Desai?

Anita Desai was born on June 24th, 1937. Anita Desai is currently 86 years old.

Where was Anita Desai Born?

Anita Desai was born in Mussoorie, .

What was the first book Anita Desai wrote?

The first novel written by Anita Desai was Cry, the Peacock, published in 1963.

What was the most recent book Anita Desai wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Complete Stories on June 1st, 2017.

Will there be any more books by Anita Desai?

Anita Desai does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Anita Desai written?

Anita Desai has written 20 books. 13 Standalone Novels, 6 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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