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On Connection
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On Connection (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Staggering talent Kae Tempest's first work of non-fiction: a meditation on the power of creative connection to act as the antidote to numbness.


'Powerful and merciful.' Ali Smith


'Tempest . . . doesn't just leap off the page, but leaps into your throat and demands to be shouted all the way out.' Marlon James


'[Kae's] language hits like lightning. It illuminates and it burns.' Guardian


Connection is the first step towards any act of acknowledgement, accountability or responsibility. It offers, whether fleeting or long-lasting, a closeness to all others. It is jubilant. Ecstatic. Without fear. Beneath the surface we are all connected . . .


This is a meditation on the power of creative connection. Drawing on twenty years' experience as a writer and performer, Kae Tempest explores how and why creativity - however we choose to practise it - can cultivate greater self-awareness and help us establish a deeper relationship to ourselves and the world.


Honest, tender and written with piercing clarity, On Connection is a call to arms that speaks to a universal yet intimate truth.



Kae Tempest is an award-winning, Sunday Times-bestselling author, poet and recording artist. Tempest won the 2013 Ted Hughes Award, was nominated for a Costa Book Award and a BRIT Award, has been shortlisted for the Mercury Prize twice and was nominated for two Ivor Novello Awards. They were also named a Next Generation Poet by the Poetry Book Society, a decennial accolade. They released their fourth studio album, The Book of Traps and Lessons, in 2019, produced by Rick Rubin. Tempest grew up in South-East London, where they still live today. @kaetempest

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