Anita Desai Quiz: Indian writer and political activist

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Anita Desai Quiz: Indian writer and political activist

Anita Desai was born on June 1937. She has been shortlisted three times for the Booker Prize as a writer. She is Emerita John E. Burchard, Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her novel Fire on the Mountain earned the Sahitya Akademi, the Indian National Academy of Letters, an award in 1978. Her novel The Village by the Sea won the British Guardian Prize in 2009.

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When was Anita Desai born?
For which novel did Anita Desai win the British Guardian Prize?
What is the name of Anita Desai's first novel?
Which novel was adopted by Merchant Ivory Productions into an English film by the same name, directed by Ismail Merchant in 1993?
What is the name of Anita Desai's autobiographical work?
For which novel did Anita Desai receive a Sahitya Akademi Award in 1978?
How many times has Anita Desai been shortlisted for the Booker Prize?
In which year did Anita Desai win Padma Bhushan?
What is the name of Anita Desai's last book in 2011?
What is the actual name of Anita Desai?