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Friday, July 25th, 2014
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May 21, 2014
LQ Podcast 62: Robert Weide
Robert B. Weide talks about his decades-long production of a documentary on Kurt Vonnegut due to be released in 2015.
April 30, 2014
LQ Podcast 61: Giles Milton
Giles Milton talks about his new book Russian Roulette: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin’s Plot for Global Revolution
April 17, 2014
LQ Podcast 60: Orlando Figes
The Russian historian explains the 1920s retreat from the Revolution’s high ideals under the New Economic Policy.
April 4, 2014
LQ Podcast 59: Cesar Chavez
Author Miriam Pawel discusses her new biography, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez, detailing the complicated life of the man she claimed led the last great social movement of the twentieth century.
March 18, 2014
LQ Podcast 58: Greg Grandin
Greg Grandin describes the real-life 1805 slave revolt at sea that inspired Herman Melville’s Benito Cereno. It’s the subject of his latest book, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World.
March 5, 2014
LQ Podcast 57: Daniil Kharms
Exploring the life and work of the early Russian surrealist with translators Anthony Anemone and Peter Scotto.
February 19, 2014
LQ Podcast 56: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Goodwin discusses her latest book, The Bully Pulpit, with our very own Lewis Lapham.
February 14, 2014
Lewis Lapham at Columbia Journalism School
Lewis Lapham gives the inaugural Delacorte Lecture at Columbia Journalism School.
February 5, 2014
LQ Podcast 55: Gillian Jacobs
Dirty French stories and poetry, and the complaints of a medieval Japanese courtier, all from our Comedy issue, as read by Community star Gillian Jacobs.
January 21, 2014
LQ Podcast 54: Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett and Lewis Lapham talk about the history of comedy, lessons learned from Mark Twain and Groucho Marx, and that time they both tried out for the same play at Yale.