Alex Perry is an author and foreign correspondent whose latest book, The Good Mothers, about three women who took on the Italian mafia, is due to be published worldwide in 2018. Alex’s previous books include The Rift, Falling Off The Edge and Lifeblood, as well as several ebooks. He worked for 13 years as a bureau chief for TIME in Hong Kong, South Asia and Africa, and later as a specialist longform reporter for Newsweek. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Roads and Kingdoms, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian and Prospect, among others, and he is a frequent guest on television and radio current affairs shows. Alex is also currently working on several film and television projects.