Max Alexander (journalist)
Maxwell West Alexander (born February 17, 1957) is a journalist and editor. He was a senior editor at People Weekly. Before his job at People, Alexander served as executive editor of Variety and Daily Variety, where he edited The 1936 History of Show Business (Abrams).
A Maine resident since 1999, Alexander writes for Smithsonian, Reader's Digest, and many other national magazines. He co-wrote The Arrows Cookbook (Scribner) and Two for the Money (Carroll & Graf) and edited George Plimpton's last book, Ernest Shackleton.
Alexander's first memoir, Man Bites Log: The Unlikely Adventures of a City Guy in the Woods, was published in 2004. A chronicle of his brother's adventure building a business in Ghana, West Africa, Bright Lights, No City, was published by Hyperion Books in July 2012.
- The U.S. Library of Congress cites 2005 email from Alexander for his full name and date of birth.
"Alexander, Max, 1957–". Library of Congress Authorities (lccn.loc.gov). Retrieved 2015-11-05. Point of entry to LC Online Catalog for works by Alexander.
- Capouya, John (July 6, 2012). "Power and money in Africa". CNN Money.
- Official website
- "Final Roar: On Editing George Plimpton's Last Book, and Getting to Know His Remarkable World in the Process", Boston Phoenix, October 3-9, 2003
- Max Alexander at Library of Congress Authorities, with 4 catalog records
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