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Alex Cuadros

International Journalist

Author, Brazillionaires

Alex Cuadros is a freelance writer with bylines at The Atlantic, The Awl, Bloomberg Businessweek, Mother JonesThe New Yorker, New York Magazine, The New York TimesSlate, and The Washington Post, among other places.


His first book, Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, was published by Random House (via the Spiegel & Grau imprint) in the summer of 2016.

After getting his degree at Sarah Lawrence College and learning Spanish in Madrid, Cuadros worked in book publishing before he moved to Bogotá to write. In 2010 he moved to São Paulo for a job with Bloomberg News, contributing to Businessweek and mostly covering the ultra-rich as a full-time job. He recently moved back to New York.

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