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Lingua Franca

4 articles
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Invisible, Inc.

Did Thomas Pynchon write a series of letters to Northern California newspapers under the pseudonym “Wanda Tinasky”?

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Brainwashed!

The psychology of cults and the scholars who fight about it.

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The Artistic Animal

Is creativity in our genes? A self-made scholar’s search for the answer.

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The Mystery of the Millionaire Metaphysician

The search for an anonymous amateur philosopher.