Alexandra has worked in both print and broadcast journalism for almost twenty years

She was books editor and commissioning editor for Elle magazine for eight years and the BBC Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman for a decade. She has reviewed books for the Observer, Telegraph, Independent, Grazia and many others.

You can keep up with what she’s reading via instagram, and her affiliate page on

Recent work has included writing about sea swimming with her son for Vogue, a profile of Jackie Collins for Kinfolk, a slow review of The Group for Tortoise media and a feature on her recent book Some Body to Love for Good Housekeeping

She was a judge for the Costa Novel of the Year in 2011.

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