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Diana Athill

(1917-), Editor, novelist and memoirist

Sitter in 2 portraits
Editor; Diana Athill met André Deutsch while she was working for the BBC during the War; she joined him as an editor at Allan Wingate in 1946 and in 1952 became an editor and director at André Deutsch Ltd. She is the author of a number of biographical works including Instead of a Letter(1963) and Stet (2000).

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Diana Athill, by Mark Gerson - NPG x88570

Diana Athill

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, April 2000
NPG x88570

Diana Athill, by Karen Robinson - NPG x134325

Diana Athill

by Karen Robinson
C-type colour print, 27 October 2009
NPG x134325


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