Natalie Livingstone

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.

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Scandalous Socialites

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.

Women of Rothschild
Rising from the Frankfurt ghetto to unrivalled wealth and power, the Rothschilds are one of the most mythologised families of modern times – yet the women remain virtually unknown. In The Women of Rothschild: The Untold Story of the World’s Most Famous Dynasty Natalie Livingstone, author of Sunday Times bestseller The Mistresses of Cliveden, reveals their astonishing lives from the eighteenth century to today. It’s a story that goes everywhere...
Simon Sebag Montefiore: The World
From Alexander the Great to Zelensky, via Caesars and Rothschilds, plagues and love affairs, the latest book from international bestseller Simon Sebag Montefiore is nothing less than the history of humanity itself. In The World: A Family History the historian, novelist and broadcaster takes us from the first footsteps of a family 950,000 years ago right up to present day. The multi-award-winning author of Young Stalin, The Romanovs and ...