27 Apr 2019

Artemis Cooper - Doyenne of the historical biography

From Saturday Morning, 9:05 am on 27 April 2019
Artemis Cooper

Artemis Cooper Photo: Supplied / Nella Beevor

Artemis Cooper is the author and co-editor of a wide of non-fiction titles including three major biographies: on the author, scholar and adventurer Patrick Leigh Fermor, novelist and wife of Sir Kingsley Amis, Elizabeth Jane Howard, and Elizabeth David, the woman credited with bringing Mediterranean cooking to Britain.

The granddaughter of Lady Diana Cooper, she has also written Cairo in the War 1939-45, and co-written Paris After The Liberation with husband Antony Beevor.

Artemis Cooper will shortly be appearing at the Auckland Writers Festival, details here.