Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. II, Notes on Salad Days

[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.] [Links to excerpts lead to L.Q. free postings or invitations to subscribe.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds and avid readers.  I … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. II, Notes on Salad Days

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

Why Facebook is a house of cards

"Rich Karlgaard writing Monday at Forbes.com on Facebook's disappointing IPO: 1. Too late. Facebook's shares have been dead in the water for the last 12 months. Private investors had already bid up Facebook to a $100 billion value a year ago. 2. Mark Zuckerberg's disdain for investors. He never wanted to be a public company. … Continue reading Why Facebook is a house of cards