Fathers by Sam MillerFathers by Sam Miller


bySam Miller

Hardcover | May 1, 2017

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When the editor, writer and literary critic Karl Miller died in 2014, the obituaries spoke of his brilliance and influence. During his tenure at The Spectator, the New Statesman and The Listener, and as co- founder of the London Review of Books, Karl Miller was – over nearly five decades – responsible for steering the national cultural conversation and shaping the careers of some of the finest writers and poets of the second half of the twentieth century.

As a child, Sam Miller, though aware of his father’s standing in the world, knew his dad primarily as the warm, funny, generous and loving man who raised him. Then, aged seventeen, Sam discovered a secret about his father that would change the way he looked at the world and – after his father’s death – lead him to revisit the family history in search of answers to questions he could only now ask.

Fathers is the result of that journey; a tender, thoughtful exploration of childhood and parenthood, of friendship, love and loyalty.
Sam Miller was born and brought up in London. He studied History at Cambridge University and Politics at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies, before joining the BBC in 1986, for which he has worked, on and off, ever since. In the early 1990s he was the BBC World Service TV and radio correspondent in Delhi, and on...
Title:FathersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.67 × 5.68 × 0.99 inPublished:May 1, 2017Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1911214322

ISBN - 13:9781911214328