Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2020: DEMOCRACY – Pt. 3 – Constitution

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover, quotes, and images are from Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2020: Democracy, except where noted.] [Click or right-click on a photo may give the option to open it separately.] [NEW to Lapham's … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2020: DEMOCRACY – Pt. 3 – Constitution

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2017: Fear, pt. III and last

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and art from L.Q. Summer 2017: Fear.] [Click photos to enlarge.] A review, summary, preview; continued and concluded. I've finished reading FEAR and I think you few readers who … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2017: Fear, pt. III and last

Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2014: Time

Perception is reality.  (Isn't it?  Sometimes?) Time is a ring.  A year of time is a ring, that is.  It stands vertical as though one were facing it and the year proceeds counter-clockwise (of course), from right to left over the top of the ring, down the left side arc, across the bottom arc, and … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2014: Time

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review two and last

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] My reading of this issue continues.  As noted in partial review one About Money is becoming one of my favorite issues of Lapham's Quarterly. "Money, to be sure, of itself is of no use, for its only use is … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review two and last

Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2012: Family

    A review. Lapham’s Quarterly is a superb assembly of thought from all of recorded history.  Each quarterly issue gathers essays and commentaries from great thinkers on a broad but specific topic. Recent issues have dwelt on Food, Lines of Work, Celebrity, The City, and Arts and Letters. (I saw a video interviewer pronounce … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2012: Family

Do you have time…? (Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2011: The Future)

Does time have you? Do you care? A friend and his references to the Fall 2011 issue of Lapham's Quarterly THE FUTURE, as well as a night in the hospital recently, got me thinking about my mortality. As I've grown older, retired, and plotted my potential income and expense for the rest of my potential … Continue reading Do you have time…? (Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2011: The Future)