Olivia Williams is a journalist and author. She graduated with a scholarship and a master’s degree in modern history from Oxford University. In her final year she won a Rupert Murdoch student scholarship before working as a graduate trainee at the Daily Mail. She left to write her first book, Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother’s Ruin Became the Spirit of London (2014)
Her second book, The Secret Life of the Savoy, was published in 2020.
Olivia has been a guest on Radio 4, Bloomberg, Sky Arts and CBS News. She often contributes to The Economist, Country Life, House & Garden, and the Evening Standard.
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