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Anita Nair

Anita Nair
David Ignaszewski

Anita Nair lives in Bangalore, India. Her books have been published in several languages around the world.  Her last novel, Mistress, was long listed for the 2008 Orange Prize in the UK, and named a finalist for the 2007 PEN/Beyond Margins Award in the U.S. The Lilac House was recently adapted for stage and film in India.

Books by the Author

The Better Man
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The Better Man

Anita Nair
Picador
Picador

A magical, inventive novel about one man's struggle to find his place in the small Indian village of his birth

In Anita Nair's warm and imaginative first novel, middle-aged Acuthan Nair returns...

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The Lilac House
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The Lilac House

Anita Nair
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Meera is happily submerged in the role of corporate wife and cookbook writer. Then, one day, her husband fails to come home. Overnight, Meera, disoriented and emotionally fragile, becomes responsible...

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Mistress
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Mistress

Anita Nair
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

When travel writer Christopher Stewart arrives at a riverside resort in Kerala, India to meet Koman, Radha's uncle and a famous dancer, he enters a world of masks and repressed emotions. From their...

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Ladies Coupe
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Ladies Coupe

Anita Nair
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Meet Akhila: forty-five and single, an income-tax clerk, and a woman who has never been allowed to live her own life - always the daughter, the sister, the aunt, the provider - until the day she...

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