Diana Athill

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A once-in-a-lifetime literary love-in

Next week in Toronto, Diana Athill, 92, and Alice Munro, 78, will have a lot to gab about
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’Somewhere Towards the End’ by Diana Athill

Now 91, and formerly one of the most prominent book editors in Britain, Athill’s various memoirs freely acknowledge she’s had the luck: good genes, good family, good time to be born.