Clement Knox was born in Hong Kong in 1989. He has a B.A. in Modern History from the University of Oxford and an M.A. in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University. He currently lives in London, where he works for Waterstones as a nonfiction buyer. His first book, Strange Antics: A History of Seduction, will be published by William Collins in the UK and Pegasus in the US.
When is seduction about more than just sex? In the first history of its kind, Clement Knox charts the many guises of seduction from the Garden of Eden to the world of #MeToo, exploring the philosophy, legality, politics, art and literature of a force that underwrites our world.