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Alexander Masters

Alexander Masters


Alexander Masters is an author, screenwriter and illustrator. He is the author of Stuart: A life backwards, which won the Guardian First Book Award in 2005, and The Genius in My Basement, a biography of the mathematician Simon P Norton.

Alexander’s stories

  • A plutocratic proposal

    If mega-rich people could buy places on clinical trials, would this help drive forward the development of new treatments that could benefit everyone? Alexander Masters thinks it might just work.