* The famous book - in print for over 40 years - in a new Virago edition
Katharine Whitehorn grew up in London and studied at Cambridge. She has had distinguished career on Fleet Street; working for the Observer from 1960 to 1996 with stints at Picture Post and the Spectator among others. She is currently Saga magazine's resident agony aunt.
Praise for SELECTIVE MEMORY: 'Humorous and bittersweet' - OBSERVERKatharine Whitehorn's long-awaited and beautifully achieved autobiography, the best present you could give, a book to treasure for its wit, honesty, good sense and warm laughter . . . What she writes is timelessly intelligent, agelessly elegant - TELEGRAPHDry, aphoristic, keenly intelligent - TIMES