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February 26, 2013
LQ Podcast 36: John Glassie
John Glassie uncovers the strange life and works of 17th-century scientist and nutball Athanasius Kircher in his new book, A Man of Misconceptions.
February 21, 2013
The World in Time: Spy Games
John Cooper talks with Lewis Lapham about his book The Queen’s Agent: Sir Francis Walsingham and the Rise of Espionage in Elizabethan England.
February 14, 2013
The World in Time: Engineering Victory
Paul Kennedy talks with Lewis Lapham about his book, Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War.
February 7, 2013
The World in Time: The Lost Battles
Jonathan Jones talks with Lewis Lapham about his book, The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance.
January 13, 2013
LQ Podcast 35: Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Maude Maggart, and More
Amidst all the award-season hubbub, here are a few performances from last year you might have missed, with readings and songs by Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Maude Maggart, Brian D’Arcy James, and Ari Graynor.
December 5, 2012
LQ Podcast 34: H. W. Brands
Brands reconsiders the misunderstood life and career of President Ulysses Grant, the subject of his essay, “Tales of Brave Ulysses,” in LQ’s Politics issue and of his new book, The Man Who Saved the Union.
November 12, 2012
The World in Time: Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop
Lewis Lapham and Yuval Taylor discuss Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop.
November 9, 2012
LQ Podcast 33: Jeffrey Gettleman
Gettleman, the East Africa bureau chief for the New York Times looks back with LQ editor Elias Altman to the 2007 Kenya presidential election and what it bodes for its next election in 2013.
October 2, 2012
LQ Podcast 32: Kevin Bleyer
Daily Show writer Kevin Bleyer explains what exactly got into his head that set him on the road to rewriting the Constitution, a quest he described in his book Me the People.
September 17, 2012
The World in Time: The Real Count of Monte Cristo
Lewis Lapham and Tom Reiss discuss The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo.