BBC Radio 4′s book of the week – Thinking In Numbers by Daniel Tammet

I was pleased to see this week that Daniel Tammet has a new book out. Daniel is an adult who has an autistic spectrum disorder and this is his third book. He is lucky enough to have special talents for foreign language learning and numbers. His new book is called Thinking in Numbers and is this week’s BBC Radio 4 Book of the week. Click here to listen to James Anthony Pearson reading the first of 5 excerpts from Daniel’s fascinating book on BBC Radio 4. I really enjoyed listening, not just because of my respect for Daniel’s many talents but also because I found his discussion about the linguistics of counting systems in various world languages genuinely fascinating! But I am a self-confessed language geek after all! Enjoy…