Anita Brookner Current Affairs - 2020
Renowned British author and art historian Anita Brookner passed away. She was 87.
Brookner had won the Booker in 1984 for her novel Hotel du Lac and was a bestselling author who had written around 25 books.
About Anita Brookner
- Born on 16 July 1928 in London, United Kingdom.
- She was the first woman to hold the prestigious Slade Professorship of fine art at Cambridge University. She also taught at the Courtauld Institute of Art.
- Her first novel, A Start in Life was published in 1981 at the age of 53. Her most recent work i.e. last novel At The Hairdresser’s, was published in 2011.
- Awards and Honours: She was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1990. She also had won James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 2010.