Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2019: Happiness (fifth and FINAL comments)

[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 Summer 2019: Happiness, except where noted otherwise.][Right-click on a photo may give the option to open it separately.] [New to Lapham's Quarterly? See … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2019: Happiness (fifth and FINAL comments)

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2018: Rule of Law, review pt. 1

[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 images from L.Q. Spring 2018: Rule of Law] [New to Lapham's Quarterly? See the standard notes at the end of this review. After 40+ LQ reviews I jump … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2018: Rule of Law, review pt. 1

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 Spring 2015: Swindle & Fraud

[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 pictures courtesy L.Q.] LITERATURE!  It's what's for dinner.  And breakfast and lunch.  What better on which to feast than fragments of thought and insight from great thinkers throughout history.  Yes, they … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2015: Swindle & Fraud