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

12/02/2013

Harry Potter author J K Rowling has made the top 20 of BBC Radio 4's first-ever Woman's...

07/02/2013

They are usually glimpsed lacing corsets, raking fireplaces or carrying tea trays, but the...

06/02/2013

Fans of Rumer Godden, who wrote the children's classic The Dolls' House, are in...

30/01/2013

The decision was "unanimous" according to chair of judges Jenni Murray, who said: "One book...

20/12/2012

I'm always interested in stories of female derring-do in days gone by, so I...

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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