Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2020: MEMORY, 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, 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. 1

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 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 Fall 2017: Music

[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. Fall 2017: Music. Banner is detail from Sheet Music Collage by Rene Magritte, c. 1925] [New to Lapham's Quarterly?  See the standard notes at the … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2017: Music

Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2016: Flesh

[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. Fall 2016: Flesh.] In it's nine year, 36 issue history L.Q. has an issue titled EROS (Winter 2009) but not one titled SEX.  How will … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2016: Flesh

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 Winter 2009: Eros

[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 are of pages in the Eros issue of L.Q.]  SEX! Now that I have your attention, this is the Eros issue.  According to Wikipedia he is the god of … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2009: Eros