Stet: An Editor's Life

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Granta, 2000 - Authors, English - 256 pages
12 Reviews
"For nearly five decades Diana Athill helped shape some fo the finest books in modern literature. She edited (and nursed, coerced and coaxed) authors including V.S. Naipaul, Jean Rhys, Norman Mailer and Brian Moore. This is her candid memoir."

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User Review  - Jonny Leighton - Goodreads

As a junior editor, this was an inspiring and entertaining journey through the life of an editor, which featured some of the biggest authors in 20th century literature. Athill was clearly a hugely talented, respected and underpaid titan of her field! Read full review

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User Review  - Dana Stabenow - Goodreads

This book, to borrow a phrase from John le Carre, wears many hats upon its head. First, it's a word picture of publishing as it used to be, or at least was sometime, somewhere, and coincidentally and ... Read full review

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