Rachel Cooke is a British journalist and writer.
Cooke was a judge for The Lost Man Booker Prize.
Rachel Cooke began her career as a reporter for The Sunday Times. She has also written for the New Statesman, as a television critic, and is a writer for The Observer newspaper. In 2006 she was named Interviewer of the Year at the British Press Awards and Feature Writer of the Year at the What the Papers Say Awards. In 2010 she was named Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards for her interviews in Esquire. Cooke is married to the film critic and novelist Anthony Quinn, and lives in Islington, London. Her first book, Her Brilliant Career: Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties, was published in 2013.