From the archives: Author Sue Miller on her novel 'Monogamy'

A woman and a book jacket in a side-by-side photo.
Sue Miller is the author of "Monogamy."
Courtesy of HarperCollins

Families are intricate, made up of interwoven and multilayered relationships. Sue Miller’s “Monogamy” examines these complex ties amidst a family who loses their beloved and gregarious father, Graham. After his death, his second wife Annie, discovers Graham wasn’t always faithful during their 30-year marriage. The resulting grief, anger, reassessing and, ultimately, acceptance is the work of being human.

Sue Miller’s own life informed her novel, as she tells host Kerri Miller. But her book also taught her how to embrace the broken and beautiful bits of her own life.

Enjoy this conversation from the 2020 archives as we anticipate Friday’s Big Books and Bold Ideas show with Kathryn Schulz about her new memoir, “Lost and Found.”


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