Natalie Livingstone was born and raised in London. She graduated with a first class degree in history from Christ’s College, Cambridge in 1998. She began her career as a feature writer at the Daily Express and continues to contribute to Tatler, Harper’s Bazaar, US Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Elle, The Times and The Mail on Sunday.
Her first book, the Sunday Times bestseller, The Mistresses of Cliveden, which tells the story of five extraordinary women who inhabited a remarkable house has been optioned by Carnival Films, the television drama company behind Downton Abbey. Her second book, The Women of Rothschild, was published in November 2021 to widespread critical acclaim and has also been optioned for TV.Image c. Mary McCartney
Natalie Livingstone’s captivating The Mistresses of Cliveden and Claudia Renton’s Those Wild Wyndhamsprovide two fascinating chronicles of the ways in which exceptional women challenged, evaded and exploited the expectations of their times. Anne Sebba facilitates this exploration of sex and power, passion and romance, dramatic lives and tragic devastation.