The former editor on regrets, the advantages of old age and why she’s still writing at 100
Diana Athill was born in Norfolk in December 1917. She worked at the Andre Deutsch publishing house for over 50 years, editing a fine list of writers that included Jean Rhys, Philip Roth and V.S. Naipaul.
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Joan Bakewell and Diana Athill have both written books which prove the richness of work produced later in life.
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