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Valerie Grove is a British author and journalist, who for many years worked for The Times as an interviewer, columnist and feature writer. After graduating from Girton College, Cambridge, she joined the Evening Standard, and later became the newspaper's literary editor. Valerie has also published biographies of writers Dodie Smith, Laurie Lee and John Mortimer. So Much To Tell, a biography of children's book editor Kaye Webb, was published in May 2010.