22 October 1919
Doris Tayler (later DL) was born at Tehran
16 April 1962
DL published her best-known novel, The Golden Notebook
, which readers at the time took as a kind of feminist manifesto.
By mid-May 2008
DL's novel about the potential and actual lives of her parents, Alfred and Emily
, appeared in print.
17 November 2013
DL died at her London
home at the age of ninety-four, three weeks after the death of her younger son, Peter, who lived with her.