Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2020: MEMORY, pt. 4 & Final

[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 Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2020: MEMORY, except where noted.] [Right-click on a photo may give the option to open it separately.] [NEW to Lapham's Quarterly? See … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2020: MEMORY, pt. 4 & Final

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2017: Discovery – pt. I

[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. Spring 2017: Discovery.  Photos are mine.] [Click photos to enlarge.] A review.   Discovery.  Finding something.  The aha moment. The topic struck me as somehow … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2017: Discovery – pt. I

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2010: Arts & Letters Pt. II

[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.] [All photos taken legally (no flash!) by me, most at The Ringling in Sarasota FL.] A review, continued. Following John Ruskin's advice in the first part of this review of "looking intensely … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2010: Arts & Letters Pt. II

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2010: Arts & Letters Pt. I

[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.] [All photos taken legally (no flash!) by me, most at the Art Institute of Chicago or The Ringling] A review. L.Q. is not one to shy from broad topics such as … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2010: Arts & Letters Pt. I

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 Summer 2014: Youth, pt. I

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.  See Archives on that page for back issues.] It's a history journal. It's a philosophy journal. It's a history-of-philosophy-of-history journal. It's a chronicle of human existence.   L.Q. describes itself … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. I

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] Money.  Isn't that what it's all about?  The currency of modern day survival?  I would be hard-pressed post-apocalypse to snare, skin, cook, and eat a rabbit but I have money to buy bread.  Of course post-apoc the money … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

Individual Freedom (and responsibility) or Social Justice Collectivism?

Feel like a little reading?  Proceed. Have you had enough post-election analysis?  Here is a noteworthy one referred to me by a friend: Post-Mortem by Laura Hollis Points I thought were especially pertinent: ..."we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who desire a free republic with a free people than there are … Continue reading Individual Freedom (and responsibility) or Social Justice Collectivism?

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2012: Magic Shows

19 Jun 2012 - Cue song "I'm A Believer" by The Monkees. At this time I haven't looked past the cover of the new issue.  I do know from the introductory email it “delves into mankind’s predilection through the millennia for the marvelous, the mysterious, and the supernatural”. Since the beginning of time mankind seems … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2012: Magic Shows

YES! My PRINT edition of Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2012 finally arrived.

You can tell I'm easily pleased. I've been plowing through L.Q. Spring 2012: Means of Communication via my online access subscription satisfactorily enough. It's all there, the essays and extracts of Voices in Time, the art from around the world and throughout history. It is easily navigated and read on my laptop or iPad, even … Continue reading YES! My PRINT edition of Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2012 finally arrived.