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Valerie Grove

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Valerie Grove is a journalist and interviewer with a weekly column in The Times. She was born in South Shields and educated at Girton College, Cambridge. She joined the London Evening Standard in 1968, becoming a journalist and later its literary editor. Her first book, Where I Was Young, was published in 1976 and her second, The Compleat Woman, in 1987. She is also the author of Dear Dodie.

Books by Valerie Grove

Dear Dodie

An engrossing and vivid biography of Dodie Smith, author of The Hundred and One Dalmations and I Capture the Castle.

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