Stet: A Memoir

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Granta, 2000 - Authors, English - 256 pages
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For nearly five decades Diana Athill helped shape some of the finest books in modern literature.

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Review: Stet: An Editor's Life

User Review  - Mike Robbins - Goodreads

I was somewhat nonplussed when I first read this, four or five years ago; I was irritated by Athill's privileged background and was disappointed that she highlighted authors I had not read and, in ... Read full review

Review: Stet: An Editor's Life

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 almost ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Diana Athill was born in Norfolk in 1917 and educated at home until she was fourteen. She read English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and graduated in 1939. She spent the war years working at the

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