Alexandra Pringle

Alexandra Pringle discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.

Alexandra Pringle was Editor-in-Chief of Bloomsbury Publishing for 20 years and she is now Executive Publisher. Her authors include Margaret Atwood, Richard Ford, Esther Freud, Elizabeth Gilbert, Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, Colum McCann, Ann Patchett, George Saunders, Kamila Shamsie, Patti Smith and Barbara Trapido. She is a Patron of Index on Censorship, a Trustee of the charity Reprieve, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.  She has been awarded Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Letters from Anglia Ruskin University and Warwick University.

1. Gillian Ayres https://amp.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/apr/11/gillian-ayres-obituary

2. Serrabone Priory, Languedoc https://www.spottinghistory.com/view/6434/serrabone-priory/

3. Barbara Trapido https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/21-barbara-trapido/id1439173261?i=1000436025069

4. Restaurant Captain Bob, Tyre, Lebanon https://www.zomato.com/beirut/istirahet-captain-bob-tyre/menu

5. My Funny Valentine sung by Chet Baker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvXywhJpOKs

6. Steve Ali https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/refugees-like-me-rarely-get-to-tell-our-side-what-everyone-gets-wrong-about-the-refugee-crisis-a4533551.html

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