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Product Description: A luminous, wise, and joyful insight into what really matters at the end of a long life, from the beloved author of the award-winning Somewhere Towards the End.What will you remember if you live to be 100?Diana Athill charmed readers with her prize-winning memoir Somewhere Towards the End, which transformed her into an unexpected literary star...read more

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9780393253719 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 4, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A luminous, wise, and joyful insight into what really matters at the end of a long life, from the beloved author of the award-winning Somewhere Towards the End.
9781783782543 | Granta Books, December 1, 2015, cover price $21.30 | About this edition: After four decades as an editor with Andre Deutsch, Diana Athill (b.

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Product Description: Stored And Shipped From Amazon Warehouse.
By Daniel Alarcon (contributor), Ellah Allfrey (editor), Diana Athill (contributor), John Freeman (editor) and Sigrid Rausing (editor)

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9781905881710 | Granta Books, November 13, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Stored And Shipped From Amazon Warehouse.

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Product Description: In Make Believe, Diana Athill, acclaimed author of Instead of a Letter and Stet, remembers her turbulent friendship with Hakim Jamal, a young black convert to the teachings of Malcolm X, whom she met in London in the late 1960s. Despite a desperately troubled youth, he became an eloquent spokesman for the black underclass, was Jean Seberg's lover and published a book about Malcolm X, before descending into a mania that had him believing he was God...read more
By Diana Athill and Patrick French (introduced by)

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9781847086327 | Reprint edition (Granta Books, April 30, 2013), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In Make Believe, Diana Athill, acclaimed author of Instead of a Letter and Stet, remembers her turbulent friendship with Hakim Jamal, a young black convert to the teachings of Malcolm X, whom she met in London in the late 1960s.

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Product Description: This epistolary memoir―rich with Diana Athill's characteristic wit, humor, elegance and honesty―describes a warm, decades-long friendship. Diana Athill is one of our great women of letters. The renowned editor of V. S. Naipaul, Jean Rhys, and many others, she is also a celebrated memoirist whose Somewhere Towards the End was a New York Times bestseller and a National Book Critics Circle Award winner...read more

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9780393062953 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 16, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This epistolary memoir―rich with Diana Athill's characteristic wit, humor, elegance and honesty―describes a warm, decades-long friendship.

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Product Description: A fascinating volume which gives people the opportunity of read and learn from Reckord’s work, and enjoy the sophistication and insight of his delivery, characterization, politics, plot. Includes: Della, Skyvers, and The White Witch.
By Diana Athill (contributor), Yvonne Brewster (editor), Pam Brighton (contributor), Mervyn Morris (contributor) and Barry Reckord

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9781849430531 | Oberon Books Ltd, October 18, 2011, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A fascinating volume which gives people the opportunity of read and learn from Reckord’s work, and enjoy the sophistication and insight of his delivery, characterization, politics, plot.

Product Description: Written in an even more vivid and direct style than her celebrated memoirs, Diana Athill's letters to the American poet Edward Field reveal a sharply intelligent woman with a brilliant sense of humour, a keen eye for the absurd, a fierce loyalty and a passionate zest for life...read more

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9781847084897 | Lea edition (Granta Books, October 6, 2011), cover price $154.35 | About this edition: Written in an even more vivid and direct style than her celebrated memoirs, Diana Athill's letters to the American poet Edward Field reveal a sharply intelligent woman with a brilliant sense of humour, a keen eye for the absurd, a fierce loyalty and a passionate zest for life.

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Product Description: “I can remember in detail being hit by my first story one January morning in 1958.” So begins literary legend Diana Athill in the preface to Midsummer Night in the Workhouse, a long-overdue collection of her short fiction, originally published in the 1950s to the 1970s...read more

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9781770890619 | House of Anansi Pr, November 22, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: “I can remember in detail being hit by my first story one January morning in 1958.
9781903155820 | Gardners Books, April 14, 2011, cover price $21.25 | About this edition: Athill, Diana

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Product Description: A classic memoir by the author of the New York Times bestseller Somewhere Towards the End. When Diana Athill met the man she calls Didi, she fell in love instantly and out of love just as fast. Didi’s quirks, which at first appeared so charming and sweet, soon revealed a darker side―he was a gambler, a drinker, and a womanizer, impossible to live with but impossible to ignore...read more

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9780393338584 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 7, 2010, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A classic memoir by the author of the New York Times bestseller Somewhere Towards the End.

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Product Description: A classic memoir by the author of the New York Times bestseller Somewhere Towards the End. As a young woman, Diana Athill was engaged to an air force pilot―Instead of a Letter tells how he broke off the engagement, married someone else, and, worst of all, died overseas before she could confront or forgive him...read more

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9780393338577 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 7, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A classic memoir by the author of the New York Times bestseller Somewhere Towards the End.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging ―“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro). Hailed as “a virtuoso exercise” (Sunday Telegraph), this book reflects candidly, sometimes with great humor, on the condition of being old...read more

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9780393067705 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 5, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging ―“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro).

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9780393338003 | 1 reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 7, 2009), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging ―“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro).

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Product Description: Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging —“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro). Hailed as “a virtuoso exercise” (Sunday Telegraph), this book reflects candidly, sometimes with great humor, on the condition of being old...read more

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9781410419118 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 2, 2009), cover price $31.50 | About this edition: Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging —“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro).

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Diana Athill's memoir of a life spent working with some of the charismatic characters who have dominated 20th-century literature. With inimitable wit and rare candour, she recounts tales from a long life in publishing, including reflections on editing writers such as Jean Rhys and Gitta Sereny.

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9781862073883 | New edition (Granta Books, July 28, 2000), cover price $20.10 | About this edition: This is Diana Athill's memoir of her time spent working with some of the charismatic characters that dominate 20th-century literature.

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9781862074408 | New edition (Granta Books, August 17, 2001), cover price $14.35 | About this edition: Diana Athill's memoir of a life spent working with some of the charismatic characters who have dominated 20th-century literature.

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