Born in Israel in 1969, Guy Deutscher studied mathematics and earned a Ph.D. in linguistics at the University of Cambridge, where he became a research fellow in 1998. A widely acclaimed scholar of ancient Semitic languages, Deutscher is at the University
"Entertainingly executed with a near-erotic passion for language."
The author of The Unfolding of Language
(2005) returns to address questions about how our languages shape our perceptions and ideas.
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"Witty, thought-provoking, constantly surprising."