Stet: An Editor's Life

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Granta, Aug 17, 2001 - Authors, English - 250 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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I loved this book. Diana Athill writes beautifully and very revealingly about her career in publishing, from the early post war days when good fiction was in such short supply that far more risks ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lane Pybas - Goodreads

Stet meets two of my requirements for maximum memoir palatability, as a woman whose life is both devoted to books and who has the introspection and insight on herself that only a person at a certain ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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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