Alex Preston

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Birthday
18, 1979
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
England

About

Acclaimed English author and book reviewer whose debut novel, This Bleeding City, won both the Edinburgh Festival Readers' First Book Award and The Spear's Best First Novel Prize.

Before Fame

After attending an English boarding school called Lancing College, he entered the University of Oxford's Hertford College.

Trivia

He frequently appeared on The Review Show, a BBC2 book review program.

Family Life

He was born in West Sussex, England. His grandfather, Samuel Hynes, had a career as a literary critic and a Princeton University professor.

Associated With

His brother, Samuel Preston, was the lead singer of a British alternative rock band called The Ordinary Boys.