Molly Guinness has written for The Spectator, The Times Literary Supplement, and Literary Review, among others. She works at Radio France Internationale and writes a newspaper for children and is based in Paris.

In his devastating new memoir, Half a Life, Darin Strauss tells of how an accidental death in his teens changed his life forever. He speaks to Molly Guinness about how it made him the writer and person he is.