Books

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Researchers still struggle to understand how our minds access two languages. A Spanish race-car driver suffered a concussive accident and reportedly woke up speaking just his second language, Italian.

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It wasn’t the books of Hobbes and Spinoza that shook the faith of the people. Rather, the people’s weakening religious certainty cleared the ground for godless philosophers.

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Elizabeth Little’s satirical novel brings together a socially inept film editor, a domineering director—and an unsolved murder on an island off the Delaware coast.

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The 1932 Olympics made Los Angeles the city it is today and marked the beginning of the long love affair between Hollywood and sports.