Anita Nair is an Indian-English Language writer.Nair was born at Shonur in the state of Kerala.Anita Nair was educated in Chennai before returning to kerala, where she gained a B.A in English language and literature.Nair was working as the creative director of an advertising agency in Bangalore when she wrote her first book,a collection of short stories called "Satyr of the Subway".The book won her a fellowship from Virginia Centre for Creative Arts.
Anita Nair's second book "Ladie's Coupe" has turned out to be even greater success than the both among critics and readers in so far 15 countries outside India. In 2002, Ladies Coupe was elected as one of the best five in India. The novel is about women's condition in male dominated society,told with with great insight, solidarity and humour.
Anita Nair talks about writing in urban India, the role of a corporate wife as explored in her latest book 'Lessons In Forgetting' and her forthcoming works- The Business World
This is Nair's fourth book and there is no doubt about one thing: she gets better with each one. … it's all there in the book: cyclones and catastrophes, man-made and wrought by nature; love, dependency and betrayal, female foeticide, Page Three parties. It's a story told at an unhurried pace by an accomplished writer.- The Hindu Literary Supplement
Review Anita Nair weaves her story with the consummate skill of a born story-teller with hard to forget nuggets. Never once does the interest of the reader falter. She completely reinvents story telling. Lessons In Forgetting is a story of real people in a real but far from perfect country, where female foeticide still happens with impunity. It is also a story of forgiveness redemption and second chances. It is a story that inspires moves, motivates and forces you to think all this even as it holds you spell bound.- Business world
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