Where Language and Technology Collide: A Review of “Mercury Retrograde” by Emily Segal

"Mercury Retrograde"

The world is built on language. In language. Through language. And ergo, obviously, the novel is built through language. Emily Segal has written a novel, Mercury Retrograde, that is about many things, but is mostly about language, and what happens to humans’ vocabulary when it is placed into a bubble and told to do something new. 

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