Coren, Alan

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COREN, Alan. British, b. 1938. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Humor/Satire. Career: Columnist, The Times, London, 1988- (TV Critic, 1972-78). Literary Ed., 1967-69, Deputy Ed., 1969-73, and Ed., 1978-87, Punch mag., London; Columnist, Daily Mail, 1974-77; Ed., The Listener mag., 1988-89. Publications: (co-author) Introduction (short stories), 1961; The Dog It Was That Died, 1965; All Except the Bastard, 1969; The Collected Bulletins of Idi Amin, 1974; The Sanity Inspector, 1974; The Further Bulletins of Idi Amin, 1975; Golfing for Cats, 1975; The Peanut Papers, 1977; The Lady from Stalingrad Mansions, 1977; The Arthur Books (for children), 1973-81; The Rhinestone as Big as the Ritz, 1979; Tissues for Men, 1980; The Best of Alan Coren, 1980; The Cricklewood Diet, 1982; Bumf, 1984; Something for the Weekend, 1986; Bin Ends, 1987; Seems Like Old Times, 1989; More Like Old Times, 1991; A Year in Cricklewood, 1992; Toujours Cricklewood, 1993; Sunday Best, 1994; A Bit on the Side, 1995; The Alan Coren Omnibus, 1996; The Crickle- wood Dome, 1998; The Cricklewood Tapestry, 2000. EDITOR: The Punch Book of Kids, 1974; Punch in the Country, 1976; Present Laughter, 1982; The Penguin Book of Modern Humour, 1983. Address: c/o Robson Books, 10 Blenheim Court, Brewery Rd, London N7 9NT, England.