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Minds Raised by the Mother Tongue

Just how much does our language impact the way we see the world--from how, when, and to what we assign gender, to whether we give describe space relative to our own location (in front, behind, left, right, etc.) or relative to geography and cardinal directions?

Guy Deutscher gives us a little preview of his upcoming book, Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages, in this week's New York Times Magazine.

Books...Over and Over Again

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