Sam Mills


We are joined by writer and publisher Sam Mills, author of The Quiddity of Will Self, and the memoir The Fragments of my Father (Fourth Estate, 2020). She is the co-founder of indie press Dodo Ink.

We discuss the enduring fascination with Pierre de Laclos’ 1779 novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses and the many adaptations that have followed it, including the 1988 film staring Glenn Close and John Malkovich. Sam gives a listener some expert advice on memoir-writing, and reads from her beautiful memoir, The Fragments of my Father, which shines a light on being a carer.

To read Sam’s essay ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses: A Book That Keeps Burning’ and grab a copy of The Fragments of my Father here

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