From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
This recollection of her years in publishing reveals Athill to have been a loyal editor and friend to many outstanding writers. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Shalom Freedman
This was an okay book. It didn't really evoke the period for me, as I was led to expect by other reviews. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I received this book in great condition. I purchased it after reading quite the relatable interview with the author. A must read for the independent woman.Published on April 25, 2013 by clutterwrist
I like cleverness and Diana is very clever, I actually asked to quote her in my own book. She captures a,world of the past, the old publishing world BC (before computer... Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by Dr Denise A Nisbet
I really like Diana's account of her life with Deutsch. If you want to get into publishing and would like an overview, this is a good start. Read morePublished on September 23, 2012 by kimatSafkhet
This slim book (250 pages) is a delight. Diana Athill (born 1917) worked for decades as editor in Andre Deutsch's publishing firm, dealing with many of the most influential... Read morePublished on July 14, 2012 by eileen dight
After reading the wonderful Instead of a Letter: A Memoir, I found Stet: An Editor's Life to be a letdown. Read morePublished on December 31, 2010 by Terry Weyna
Nice read especially for someone interested in writing. Author writes succinctly and with description that puts the reader in the story.Published on September 21, 2010 by J. Boivin