Funeral for Diana Athill

The funeral of editor and memoirist Diana Athill OBE will be held at St Paul's Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden WC2 on Wednesday 20th February at 3pm. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Diana Athill

Diana Athill’s publishers and agent pay tribute to the renowned memoirist and editor.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diana Athill dies

Publisher Granta has confirmed the death of acclaimed memoirist and long-time editor Diana Athill, at the age of 101. Athill died following a short illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 perfectionIndependent publishing was at a dangerous moment in 1987 when I was ushered at the age of 26 into a lowly place in the publicity department of André Deutsch... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Diana Athill obituary

Remarkable editor at André Deutsch who later in life found success as a frank and clear-sighted memoiristDiana Athill, who has died aged 101, was one of book publishing’s most remarkable editors, but in the latter part of her life it was her own writing that brought her much-enjoyed literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diana Athill webchat – post your questions now!

The literary editor and memoirist turns 100 this month, and what better way to celebrate than answering Guardian readers’ questions? She’ll be online on Monday 11 December from 2pm GMT 3.14pm GMT On 21 December 21, Diana Athill will be 100 years old. This is an achievement in itself, though... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Age shall not weary them: Diana Athill, 97, and Edna O'Brien, 84, are stars of London book fair

Athill will publish Alive, Alive Oh! next year, it is revealed, while O’Brien has a new novel about love on the wayDiana Athill published her previous memoir, a Costa award-winning, and bestselling, reflection on ageing and death, at the age of 90. Intending it to be her final book, she called... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Welbeck acquires Holden's Princess Diana title for six figures

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired The Princess by Wendy Holden, which will complete Holden’s trilogy about outsiders in the House of Windsor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Funeral Diva,’ a Mix of Memoir and Poetry, Stirs the Body and Mind

Pamela Sneed’s book powerfully recalls the contributions and leadership of lesbians during the height of the AIDS crisis. Continue reading at The New York Times

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HarperCollins pre-empts trilogy from Dirty Diana podcast creators

HarperCollins has pre-empted an "irresistible" trilogy based on the hit feminist erotic podcast "Dirty Diana", which stars Demi Moore. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Everything We Know So Far About Diana Gabaldon’s New Outlander Book: GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE

Diana Gabaldon is in the middle of writing book 9, Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone. What do we know so far about this new Outlander book? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Salman Rushdie, Diana Gabaldon and other authors reflect on the books they find most transporting

This summer, instead of squeezing one more book into our suitcases, we’ll need what we read to transport us to faraway places. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mark Richards to set up Swift Press with Profile's Diana Broccardo

John Murray publisher Mark Richards is co-founding a new publishing company with Diana Broccardo, commercial director of Profile Books, called Swift Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Revisiting Thomas Lynch and American Funerals

This week, Scott Simon reviews the poet Thomas Lynch’s collection of essays “The Depositions.” In 1997, Susan Jacoby wrote for the Book Review about “The Undertaking,” Lynch’s collection of essays about being a funeral director. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Diana Evans scoops South Bank Sky Arts literature prize

Diana Evans has won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for her book Ordinary People (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cookbook author Diana Kennedy and her new film are headed to L.A.

On Tuesday night, as part of this year’s Food Bowl festival, cookbook author Diana Kennedy will be in Los Angeles for a preview screening of her new documentary. “Nothing Fancy” is a biographical film that traces Kennedy’s life and career as a cook and writer. The British-born Kennedy, 96, is an... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Of love, life and literature: Athill’s last words from beyond the grave

Publishing doyenne tells of success tinged by heartache in film ‘to be seen after my death’“I am Diana Athill, and if you are watching this I am no longer alive. This is my final say.”With a flourish of self-conscious drama, Athill, the writer, literary editor and doyenne of British publishing,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Diana Henry and the Art of Menu Planning

In her eleventh cookbook, 'How to Eat a Peach: Menus, Stories and Places,' British food writer Diana Henry explores how to craft a menu in every season. We chatted with the author about reaching readers in the States, the rules of menu-making, and what titles she’s looking to add to her vast... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Funeral for firefighter killed in Thomas blaze is Saturday in San Diego

Family, friends and public safety colleagues will gather Saturday to salute a firefighter from Escondido who lost his life facing down the largest wildfire in California history. The private 10 a.m. service at the Rock Church in Point Loma will honor Cal Fire engineer Cory Iverson, who served the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Funeral procession for firefighter killed in Thomas blaze passing through fire-affected counties

A funeral procession is underway Sunday for Cal Fire engineer Cory Iverson, who was killed in the Thomas fire. The procession, which began at 10 a.m., will travel south on the 101 Freeway through Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties. It will continue on Interstate 15 in San Diego County and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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