Laura Freeman is a freelance writer and critic. Her first book The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in February.


She writes for the Spectator, Times, Sunday TimesDaily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Evening Standard, Apollo, World of Interiors, Standpoint and TLS.

Her work has been short-listed for Feature Writer of the Year at the British Press Awards.

She read History of Art at Cambridge, graduating with a double first in 2010.

She has appeared on the Today Program and Front Row.