Books by Alexander Masters

Alexander Masters lives in Cambridge, where he has worked in a hostel for homeless people.

A LIFE DISCARDED by Alexander Masters
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A lovely, elegant book of interest to historians and biographers as much as to general readers."
An affecting, bittersweet portrait of an anonymous person rescued—if rescued it is—from obscurity quite by accident. Read full book review >
SIMON by Alexander Masters
Released: March 1, 2012

"A rarefied glimpse at bizarre brilliance."
The breezy biography of a highly eccentric mathematician. Read full book review >
Released: June 6, 2006

"Imaginative, piercing portrayal of a man shadowed by merciless demons."
British homeless advocate Masters crafts an unconventional biography of a man who raged not only at the dying of the light but often at the very light itself. Read full book review >