Sam Leith
Freelance

Sam Leith is a writer and journalist. His latest book is Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama (2012). He lives in London.

Written by Sam Leith

‘The beginnings of civilisation as we know it went hand in hand with the cultivation of wheat and barley.’ Photo by Gallery Stock

Essay/
Food and drink
The manly loaf

There’s nothing so atavistic and satisfying in the morning as sinking your hands into a sticky, bubbling live sourdough

Sam Leith