Anna Sam was born in Rennes, where she still lives with her husband and two dogs. After graduating from university, she worked as a supermarket checkout girl for eight years. She began to document her experiences in a popular blog, before landing a publishing contract. Her witty memoir Checkout: A Life on the Tills became an international bestseller.
'The checkout girls of Europe have found a figurehead. Her name is Anna Sam' The Times 'Compelling reading' Daily Telegraph 'Ignored, abused and underpaid, the unsung heroines of the food chain are suddenly in the spotlight thanks to French till tapper Anna Sam.' The Sun Anyone who works retail or has before, will absolutely love reading this short novel about the worst jobs of our lives. A Reader's Diary