Artemis Cooper


Artemis Cooper  is an English writer, biographer and editor. She has written about some of the most fascinating people of the past century. Her books include:  Cairo at War 1939-1945,  Writing at the Kitchen Table: The  Authorized  Biography of Elizabeth David,  and Patrick Leigh  Fermor: An  Adventure. Her most recent biography,  Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence, is an insightful analysis of Elizabeth Jane Howard ‘s life and relationships, culminating with her painful marriage to Kingsley Amis.  Other works include  Paris After the Liberation 1945-1949, co-written with her husband Antony Beevor.