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Think Again Podcast #47 - Kate Tempest – Lost and Found in South London
On this week's episode of Think Again, poet/rapper/novelist Kate Tempest talks passionately about art and the human heart in our "tragic and troubling times".
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Our conversation starts here, with the challenges and discipline of novel-writing and travels through deep and personal territory, as Kate talks passionately about art and the human heart in our "tragic and troubling times" with host Jason Gots.
NOT TO BE MISSED: Kate's breathtaking, spontaneous poetic monologue at the very end of the show.
Surprise discussion clips in this episode: Augusten Burroughs on writer's block and William Shatner on science and imagination.
Kate Tempest song sampled in the show:
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