About Anita Desai
Biography, Bibliography and list of works about the author
SCHOLAR AND GYPSY
No author given. The Persistence of Colonialism: Anita Desai's Scholar and Gypsy. Norton, 2003.
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN
Ghogale-Kelapure, Pratibha. Fire on the Mountain (1977) by Anita Desai. Sawnet.
THE ZIGZAG WAY
Jaggi, Maya. The Zigzag Way. The Guardian, 2004 (October 23rd).
Hoggard, Liz. A better Painter than Novelist. The Observer, 2004 (August 29th).
Brownrigg, Sylvia. Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai. Salon Reviews, 2000.
Wood, Michael. Indian Visions. The Guardian, 2001 (April 12th).
Mahadevan-Dasgupta, Uma. Fasting, Feasting - Anita Desai. India Travelogue.
Rawson, Mary. Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai. Post Gazette, 2000 (February 27th).
Jeyathurai, Dashini Ann. Fasting, Feasting. Patchword, 2000/2001.
Prose, Francine. Let Them Eat Curry. New York Times, 2000 (January 9th).
DIAMOND DUST AND OTHER STORIES
Ball, Magdalena. A Hundred Possible Answers: Anita Desai's Diamond Dust. The Compulsive Reader.
Brownrigg, Sylvia. Dinner Stories. New York Times, 2000 (May 21st).
Jaggi, Maya. Intimate Escapes. The Guardian, 2000 (June 3rd).
Esler, Gavin. Anita Desai- A Life in Literature. BBC, 2005.
Writings by Anita Desai
- Narayan Country. New York Times, 1982 (March 7th). - Desai reviews Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan
- The Narrator has Alzheimer's. New York Times, 1989 (September 17th). - Desai reviews Out of Mind by J. Bernlef
- Impure Thoughts About Dorothy Lamour. New York Times, 1991 (January 27th). - Desai reviews Evenings at Mongini's by Russell Lucas
Liukkonen, Petri. Anita Desai. Kirjasto, 2008. - brief summary and assessment of all her books with short excerpts
Jaggi, Maya. A Passage from India. The Guardian, 1999 (June 19th).
LANS. Anita Desai's Revised Sense of Geography. Indian Express, 2000 (May 31st).
Roy-Seiffert, Utta. Die Erkundung verborgener Wahrheit. Kulturreferat München, 2002.