Sam Leith

Sam Leith

Memory Palaces

Sam Leith is a former Literary Editor of the Daily Telegraph, and contributes regularly to the Evening Standard, Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Spectator and Prospect. He’s the author of two nonfiction books: Dead Pets and Sod’s Law and a novel, 'The Coincidence Engine'. His latest work is 'You Talkin’ To Me?: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama' (Profile, 2011)

He also knows how to build memory palaces, covered in detail in his book Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama, and will be coming to Salon on 4th April to tell us how.

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