Anita Nair is a prolific Indian Writer in English, who has been writing novels, short stories, poems, essays, children’s stories, plays, travelogues and editing works since 1997. She is best known for her novels titled The Better Man and Ladies Coupe.
Anita Nair was born at Mundakottakurissi, near Shornur in Kerala. Her works of fiction have been translated into 21 languages. She studied in Chennai before moving back to Kerala, where she obtained a BA in English Literature. She worked as the creative director of an advertising agency in Bangalore. It was at this time in 1997 that she wrote her first book, a collection of short stories titled Satyr of the Subway. The book earned her appreciation and she also won her a fellowship from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.
In 2002, Nair brought out a collection of poems titled Malabar Mind, and in 2003, she brought out Where the Rain is Born - Writings about Kerala which she had edited. Anita Nair´s second novel Ladies Coupé (2001) was an instant hit and is remembered and widely read even today.
Her collection of essays, Goodnight and God Bess is a collection of essays presented as chapters in a book. Here the author tells you about the many flavors of her happiness. She talks about which books to read, how to be a celebrity author, etc. There are also voluminous footnotes, a recommended reading list and even a couple of trivia to remind her readers that life isn’t a bed of roses for anyone.
Nair’s works for children are about change, friendship and bravery along with being genuinely funny. Her books Living Next Door To Alise and Adventures of Nonu, the Skating Squirrel are some of the promising pieces of literature Indian authors have written for children.

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