Alexandra Robbins
"I was hooked" - The New York Times Book Review
  On The Overachievers: "Impossible to put down" - People
"Quick and riveting" - Entertainment Weekly
"Engrossing . . . An easy read" - Publisher's Weekly
"Compelling investigative journalism" - BookPage

Alexandra Robbins


Alexandra Robbins is the author of four New York Times bestsellers. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and other publications. The recipient of the Heartsongs Award for contributions to the mental health of children and young adults, Robbins has appeared on numerous television shows, including 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Oprah, The View, various CNN programs, and The Colbert Report. Her most recent book, The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth, won a Books for a Better Life award and was named Best Nonfiction Book of the Year by the Goodreads Choice Awards, the only people's choice awards for literature.

An ardent public speaker, Robbins is available to speak about subjects relating to any of her books. To schedule a talk, contact her here.

In her spare time, Robbins plays soccer, watches NFL games, bakes pies, and reminisces about the original Star Wars trilogy.