'I just thought it would be so self-indulgent': Diana Reid on the agony of putting her first book, Love and Virtue, into the world

Sally Pryor
By Sally Pryor
July 29 2022 - 2:00pm
Diana Reid wouldn't have written her hit debut if "the world hadn't shut down". Picture: Supplied
  • Love and Virtue, by Diana Reid. Ultimo Press, $22.99.

When Diana Reid gave a draft of her first novel to a friend to read, she was convinced, briefly, that it might end the friendship.

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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor

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As features editor at The Canberra Times, I love telling people things they didn't know - or even things they've always known - about the city we live in.

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