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/