Novelist, biographer and critic Margaret Drabble is the author of more than 25 books, and has been the recipient of prizes including the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize (1966) and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (1967). She was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2008, and was awarded the Golden PEN Award for a lifetime’s distinguished service to literature in 2011.
Books by Margaret Drabble
Interviews with Margaret Drabble
Is old age necessarily degrading? Should we leave home in our final years? Is there ever a good time to go? Novelist, biographer and critic Dame Margaret Drabble, now aged 80, discusses the difficult questions that arise as we age—and recommends five books that examine them in depth.