Bookshelfie: Alex Scott

Season 6, Episode 12,   Jun 15, 2023, 04:30 AM

Alex Scott MBE joins Vick at The Women’s Prize Live Festival  to talk about her journey to self-acceptance, dealing with online trolls and THAT World Cup moment in Qatar.

Alex is a former professional footballer, presenter, and broadcaster. The former Arsenal Captain and England Centurion is also one of the nation’s most beloved presenters. In 2021, Alex began her new role as host of BBC’s Football Focus, the first permanent female host in its 47-year history. Earlier this week, she was the co-host of UNICEF’s Soccer Aid and also lends her support to the domestic abuse charity, Refuge. In 2022, Alex published her Sunday Times Bestselling memoir, How (Not) To Be Strong,  in which she candidly shares the lessons and challenges that have shaped her. 

Alex’s book choices are: 
**Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton 
**Becoming by Michelle Obama
**A History of the World in 21 Women by Jenny Murray
**Manifest by Roxi Nafousi
**Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, is the host of season six of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast. Every week, Vick will be joined by another inspirational woman to discuss the work of incredible female authors. The Women’s Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and they continue to champion the very best books written by women.

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