Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2018: Rivalry & Feud

[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 from L.Q. Fall 2018: Rivalry & Feud, except where noted otherwise.] [New to Lapham's Quarterly? See the standard notes at the end of this review. After … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2018: Rivalry & Feud

Lapham’s Quarterly Special Issue: A History of FAKE NEWS

Fake News is all the rage these days. As this 8 1/2 x 11”, 95-page issue shows, fake news is not new.  From Plato and Virgil through Machiavelli, Swift, Flaubert, Twain and Nietzsche to Woolf, Sayers, Goebbels (Gerbils?!) and Gore (Vidal), everyone has something to say. 29 historical extracts, 4 full essays, and a brief … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Special Issue: A History of FAKE NEWS