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Kate Summerscale

Kate Summerscale

Kate Summerscale is the editor of the Review Section of The Independent on Sunday.  She was educated at Oxford and Stanford universities and worked first at The Independent and then at The Daily Telegraph on the Weekend section.  Her first book,The Queen of Whale Cay, a biography of ‘Joe’ Carstairs (Fourth Estate) was highly acclaimed on publication, shortlisted for the 1997 Whitbread Biography Award and winner of a Somerset Maugham Award in 1998.