Anita Brookner was born in London and, apart from several years in Paris, has lived there ever since. She trained as an art historian and taught at the Courtauld Institute of Art until 1988. Strangers is her twenty-fourth novel.
Praise for Anita Brookner:
"If Henry James were around, the only writer he'd be reading with complete approval would be Anita Brookner."
--"The New York Times Book Review"
"Passages of brilliant writing abound, hard-won insights that startle us with Brookner's clarity and succinct intelligence."
--"Los Angeles Times Book Review"