Profile of Katie Allen

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 Katie Allen is web editor of We Love This Book and The Bookseller.

Katie Allen's News & Views

18/03/2013

The paperback version of J K Rowling's first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy, is...

13/03/2013

Six debut novels including the tale of a couple living on a lighthouse and love in London’s...

27/02/2013

Sophie Kinsella has been awarded the outstanding achievement award at this year’s Romantic...

21/02/2013

The Royal Mail has released a set of stamps to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen'...

18/02/2013

Leo Tolstoy's 1,400-page novel War and Peace is to be adapted for TV by Andrew Davies,...

Katie Allen's Reviews

My Garden, The City and Me
Helen Babbs
Posted 06/07/2011

This little book is a hymn to the pleasures of city gardening, and of making your space, however unpromising, your own.

The Imperfectionists
Tom Rachman
Posted 21/07/2011

First published in hardback last year, Tom Rachman's newsroom-set The Imperfectionists has been released in paperback appropriately just as the British media has never been more on show.

Booker Prize Longlist: A Cupboard Full of Coats
Yvette Edwards
Posted 31/08/2011

Tucked into the second paragraph of A Cupboard Full of Coats is the quietly poisonous phrase  “the night I killed my mother” – a line laden with guilt and sorrow which spread like bla

Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography
Julian Assange
Posted 22/09/2011

Published today without the permission of its author and allegedly unfinished, Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography reads like a thriller.

City Pick: New York
Heather Reyes
Posted 20/10/2011

Oxygen Books' range of “city-pick” titles collect the best bits of writing about a certain city.

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