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Lingua Franca

4 articles

Invisible, Inc.

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



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


The Artistic Animal

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


The Mystery of the Millionaire Metaphysician

The search for an anonymous amateur philosopher.