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

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2011: Food

[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 2011: Food.] Food is on everyone's mind daily I say, if not noted absent as an aching in one's belly. Many of us are … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2011: Food

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2016: Luck (Pt. I of several)

[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 2016: Luck.] A review. As luck would have it I received this issue just a day after guessing I would receive it soon. How … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2016: Luck (Pt. I of several)