About the author

Daniel Tammet is an essayist, novelist and translator. His latest book is Every Word is A Bird We Teach to Sing. He is also the author of Thinking in Numbers, Embracing the Wide Sky, and the New York Times bestseller Born On A Blue Day. Tammet is Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). He lives in Paris.

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About his work

"Tammet's intriguing cases of linguistic idiosyncrasies expand our notions on what it means to be human ... most fascinating is Tammet's own astonishing linguistic mind, in which a single word evokes fully textured experiences--an innate ability that would dazzle any storyteller in love with words and their deepest meanings."

Excerpt of a review of Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing, Amy Tan, 2017. Find out more about his latest book.

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