#RivetingReads: Jennifer Sarha recommends THE SEVENTH FUNCTION OF LANGUAGE by Laurent Binet

The most entertaining book I have read in years, and especially hilarious if you know anything about academia and/or 20th-century French philosophy. Derrida gets eaten by attack dogs.

Recommended by Jennifer Sarha

THE SEVENTH FUNCTION OF LANGUAGE

Written by Laurent Binet

Translated from the French by Sam Taylor

Published by Vintage (2018)


Jennifer Sarha leads an exciting double life: she’s a researcher of obscure European history by night, a wrangler of research funding applications by day. In her remaining free time she is attempting to learn all the languages in the world. Her Twitter handle is @necverbum and she blogs on https://necverbumverbo.blogspot.co.uk/

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