Artemis Cooper is the author of several books, including Cairo in the War, 1939–1945
; the authorized biography of Elizabeth David, Writing at the Kitchen Table
; and with her husband, the historian Antony Beevor, Paris After the Liberation, 1944–1949
. Among the volumes she has edited are Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Words of Mercury
and the correspondence between Evelyn Waugh and Cooper’s famous grandmother, Lady Diana Cooper.