About this book
Paperback edition of Coleman's acclaimed memoir which tells of how he lost his hearing, and how he struggled to recover. As a passionate music lover, and music critic, his loss was devastating, but the book is both heartbreaking and funny. It was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize.
How do you lose music? Then having lost it, what do you do next? This book offers an account of one man's struggle to recover from loss of his greatest passion - and go one further than that: to restore his ability not only to hear but to think about and feel music, by going back to the series of big bangs which kicked off his musical universe.