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Kate Tempest on Literature and Empathy

Kate Tempest
May 10, 2016

Award-winning poet and rapper Kate Tempest’s electrifying debut novel takes us into the beating heart of London in this multi-generational tale of drugs, desire, and belonging. The Bricks That Built the Houses explores a cross-section of contemporary urban life with a powerful moral microscope, giving us intimate stories of ordinary lives, and questions how we live with and love one another. In this clip, Tempest asks hard questions about the the responsibility of the artist in tumultuous times.

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