Friday, February 5, 2010

Novel recipes

In a quiet corner of Fire restaurant in The Park, Anita Nair can be found peaceably communing with herself. The acclaimed Bangalore-based writer, after visiting the Jaipur Literature Festival, has stopped by in the capital for the launch of her fourth book, Lessons in Forgetting, a Harper Collins publication.

The author of four novels and numerous non-fiction works, including literary essays, children’s books, retelling of myths and legends, averaging a major work a year for the past decade-and-a-half, is refreshingly approachable. No airs — except the turbulence of her latest work, which, she explains, she has structured like a cyclone.

Full report here Hindu

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