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Author: Diana Athill
Publisher: London : Granta, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For nearly 50 years, Diana Athill edited (and nursed and coerced and coaxed) some of the most celebrated writers in the English language. In a prose style of inimitable wit and rare candour, she recounts tales from a long life in publishing, including her reflections on editing writers such as V. S. Naipaul, Jean Rhys, Gitta Sereny and Brian Moore. She also provides an account of her own writing career, which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Diana Athill; Diana Athill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Athill
ISBN: 9781847084279 1847084273
OCLC Number: 767795998
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 250 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Diana Athill.

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Stunning re-issue of Diana Athill's candid memoir of a life spent working as an editor, with some of the most celebrated writers of the post war generation.  Read more...

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