Alex Preston is an award-winning author of three novels: This Bleeding City, The Revelations and In Love and War, as well as a book of non-fiction, As Kingfishers Catch Fire. He writes regularly for the Telegraph, the Economist and Harper’s Bazaar. He reviews books for the Observer’s New Review, the FT and the Spectator. Alex is co-founder of the Corfu Literary Festival and Patron of Oxford Literary Festival. He is @ahmpreston on Twitter.