Deb caught up with the hilarious Kathy Lette for a special “Friday Night Drinks” interview. This one is definitely for the Mums!
Autistic mum and author, Kathy Lette is well known for her books ‘The Boy Who Fell to Earth’ and ‘Best Laid Plans’. In her chat with Deb she’ll give a sneak peek into her latest book, ‘Husband Replacement Therapy’, bring us up to speed on how she’s surviving lock-down in London, and share her advice for other mums of kids with autism.
“Whenever I write a books about autism, I always make them funny because I think that women – that we would never get through those darker days without a few laughs.”
Kathy Lette first achieved success as a teenager with her novel Puberty Blues, which was made into a major film and a TV mini-series. After several years as a newspaper columnist and television sitcom writer for Columbia Pictures in America, she wrote numerous international bestsellers including, The Boy Who Fell to Earth and Best Laid Plans, which are both about mothers with autistic children.
Kathy appears regularly as a guest on the BBC and Sky News. She is an ambassador for Plan International, The National Autistic Society and Ambitious about Autism. In 2004 she was the London Savoy Hotel’s Writer in Residence where a cocktail named after her can still be ordered.