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Kathy and Julian

Hiring more autistic people in banking makes cents

Posted on July 14, 2016 · Posted in Aspergers, Charity, Family

Yesterday my son Jules, who’s autistic, opened the London stock exchange. (Now there’s a sentence I never thought I’d write!) He was joining forces with an organisation called Purple @wearepurpleorg.. read more

Kathy and Julian

Thinking Outside the Neurotypical Box

Posted on June 28, 2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

Earlier this week I posted a piece about my son Julius’ autistic journey from being badly bullied at school to winning a main part in BBC’s medical drama Holby City… read more



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When my autistic son was nine he came home with a sign sticky-taped to his back saying “Kick me I’m a retard.” Tearing up, he stammered, “The kids call me.. read more


Courting Trouble: Why the way we try rape cases should really be on trial…

Posted on August 13, 2014 · Posted in Books, Feminism, Women

My new novel, Courting Trouble, is just out. I thought you might be interested in what inspired me to set a new series of novels in a law firm. Even.. read more


Barry Humphries and Me

Posted on November 25, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Isn’t it time we just put Dame Edna on a plinth so we can just worship her permanently? Wore my Edna specs and Aussie flag dress to premiere. (See picccie.).. read more


Nanny State

Posted on August 15, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

Traditionally, the wife of a monarch breaks the news of impending fatherhood with the words, “Darling, we’re going to have a nanny!” For centuries, the upper class have preferred canines to.. read more


A Watched Womb Never Boils – Top Tips for Kate Middleton

Posted on July 26, 2013 · Posted in Family, Women

As I write this, a pregnant pause has descended on the world as we await news of the royal baby. This morning I cycled past St Mary’s hospital where Kate.. read more

Kathy at Sacred Heart Primary

Get Reading in Trafalgar Square with Kathy Lette, Hugh Grant and Rupert Everett!

Posted on July 12, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Tomorrow I’m joining Hugh Grant, Rupert Everett, Anne Fine, Anthony Horowitz, Tom Stoppard, plus the cast of “Matilda”, “Wicked”, “War Horse” and loads of other fascinatingly clever and creative people.. read more

YOUR comments on The Boy Who Fell to Earth

Posted on April 26, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, readers

So many of you have been sharing thoughtful & heartfelt comments with Kathy on Facebook and Twitter about The Boy Who Fell to Earth and your own experiences of living.. read more

The Boy Who Fell to Earth

The Boy Who Fell to Earth – shining a light into the world of autism

Posted on April 12, 2013 · Posted in Aspergers, Books, Family, Writing

As well as being a comedy romance, I do hope The Boy Who Fell to Earth shines a light into the world of autism and helps us all to be.. read more