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Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Anita Mazumdar was born in Mussoorie, India, to a German mother, Toni Nime, and a Bengali businessman, D. She grew up speaking German at home and Bengali, Urdu, Hindi and English outside the house. However, she did not visit Germany until later in life as an adult.

She first learned to read and write in English at school and as a result English became her “literary language”. She was a student at Queen Mary’s Higher Secondary School in Delhi and received her B. English literature in 1957 from the Miranda House of the University of Delhi. The following year she married Ashvin Desai, the director of a computer software company and author of the book Between Eternities: Ideas on Life and The Cosmos. They have four children, including Booker Prize-winning novelist Kiran Desai. Desai set her novel The Village by the Sea. Desai published her first novel, Cry The Peacock, in 1963.

In 1993, she became a creative writing teacher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The 1999 Booker Prize finalist novel Fasting Feasting increased her popularity. Her novel, The Zigzag Way, set in 20th-century Mexico, appeared in 2004 and her latest collection of short stories, The Artist of Disappearance was published in 2011. Desai has taught at Mount Holyoke College, Baruch College and Smith College.

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