|Born||16 July 1928|
Herne Hill, London, United Kingdom
|Died||10 March 2016(aged 87)|
|Occupation||Art historian & novelist|
|Alma mater||King's College London|
|Notable work||Hotel du Lac|
Anita Brookner, CBE (16 July 1928 – 10 March 2016) was a British award-winning novelist and art historian. She was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge from 1967 to 1968. She was the first woman to hold this visiting professorship. She was awarded the 1984 Man Booker Prize for her novel Hotel du Lac.
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- "Anita Brookner, Booker Prize-winning author, dies age 87, Times announces". BBC News. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.