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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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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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

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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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