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Somewhere Towards the End

A Memoir

Somewhere Towards the End( )
Author: Athill, Diana
Publication Date:Dec 2008
Publisher:Granta Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
Book Description:

'There is a sense throughout Athill's work that you are making a new friend as much as reading a new story ... a delight to read' Observer

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Social Science / Gerontology
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.66 x 7.79 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.308 Pounds
Author Biography
Athill, Diana (Author)
Diana Athill was born in England on December 21, 1917. She was educated at Oxford University. During World War II, she as a researcher with the BBC. She worked as an editor at Allan Wingate and then at André Deutsch. Athill started writing autobiography in her early 40s. Her memoir, Instead of a Letter, was published in 1962. Her other memoirs included After a Funeral; Make Believe; Alive, Alive Oh!; Stet; Yesterday Morning; and A Florence Diary. Somewhere Towards the End won a Costa Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other works included a volume of short stories entitled An Unavoidable Delay and a novel entitled Don't Look at Me Like That. She was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2009. She died on January 23, 2019 at the age of 101.


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