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