Diana Athill

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London care home residents given three months to leave
New owner of Mary Feilding home in Highgate, whose previous residents include literary figures, wants to knock it down

Francis Beckett

16, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Don’t Look at Me Like That by Diana Athill review – a reissued gem
In the only novel by the acclaimed memoirist, first published in 1967, a young woman comes of age in 1950s England

John Self

12, Dec, 2019 @8:57 AM

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Book clinic: which authors can help me come to terms with getting older?
Novelist Deborah Moggach recommends writers who confront the passing of the years, from John Updike to Virginia Ironside

Deborah Moggach

29, Jun, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Book clinic: which novels will help me cope with life’s hard knocks?
Diana Athill, Anne Tyler and Elizabeth Strout all provide wisdom and humour in times of need

Julie Myerson

09, Mar, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Diana Athill’s last words to be broadcast from beyond the grave
Publishing doyenne tells of success tinged by heartache in film ‘to be seen after my death’

Vanessa Thorpe arts and media correspondent

03, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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What the L is going on in the football league tables? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Sugar content of jam | Diana Athill | King Canute | Football league tables | Rooks


31, Jan, 2019 @6:29 PM

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Appreciation: Diana Athill 1917-2019
Author Erica Wagner remembers a fantastic, fun-loving editor who found fame late in life as a memoirist

Erica Wagner

26, Jan, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Diana Athill’s story was remarkable, and its end serene | Ian Jack
I worked with the editor and writer, enjoyed her late success and became a friend, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

26, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Metal bands, Comic Sans plus the benefits of spit | Brief letters
Brief letters: Jacob Rees-Mogg | Diana Athill | Suing the Sun | Customised cleansers | Narrowboat benefits


25, Jan, 2019 @4:15 PM

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A miracle in action: Diana Athill's editorial genius
Joining André Deutsch in the late 80s, I saw a great editor at the top of her game, tirelessly working to bring good writing to perfection

Christobel Kent

24, Jan, 2019 @5:06 PM

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Diana Athill was the sharpest of wits and finest of friends | Damian Barr
The writer remembers the keen eye of a tough but inspiring editor and a warm, unshockable confidante

Damian Barr

24, Jan, 2019 @3:42 PM

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Diana Athill obituary
Remarkable editor at André Deutsch who later in life found success as a frank and clear-sighted memoirist

Polly Pattullo

24, Jan, 2019 @11:40 AM

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