Alexander Waugh is the grandson of Evelyn Waugh and the son of columnist Auberon Waugh. He has written several books, including, most recently, The House of Wittgenstein, Fathers and Sons, and God. He lives in Somerset, England, with his wife and three children.

Alexander Waugh, grandson of novelist Evelyn Waugh, says Britain's hung election results show voters wanted to stop incompetent politicians from pushing unnecessary laws.