Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA, born in 1927, wrote numerous novels and short stories, and in collaboration with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant, she won two Oscars for Best Adapted Screenplay (for Howards End and A Room with a View). She won the Booker Prize in 1975 for Heat and Dust. She died in 2013.

She is the author of:
At the End of the Century
A Lovesong for India
My Nine Lives: Chapters of a Possible Past
Out of India: Selected Stories
Three Continents: A Novel
Travelers: A Novel
Heat and Dust: A Novel
                                                          In Search of Love and Beauty: A Novel