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May 25, 2012
The World in Time: Death of a Prime Minister
Author Andro Linklater talks with Lewis Lapham about his book, “Why Spencer Perceval Had to Die.”
April 24, 2012
LQ Podcast 27: DARE
Delve into the history of DARE, the Dictionary of American Regional English, with LQ contributor Simon Winchester and DARE chief editor Joan Hall.
March 19, 2012
LQ Podcast 26: Andy Zaltzman
Andy Zaltzman, comedian and co-host of The Bugle podcast reads passages from LQ about some of antiquity’s looniest despots. Featuring the maniacal musical career of Nero, the sexual habits of Caligula, and the sporting life as practiced by Commodus.
February 21, 2012
LQ Podcast 25: David Javerbaum
David Javerbaum, former head writer of The Daily Show and current mortal secretary to God, talks about God’s latest book, the hilarious “telleth-all” The Last Testament.
January 23, 2012
LQ Podcast 24: Musharraf Ali Farooqi
Musharraf Ali Farooqi, translator of The Adventures of Amir Hamza discusses one of world literature’s greatest heroes with LQ editor Aidan Flax-Clark.
December 16, 2011
LQ Podcast 23: Peter Ackroyd
Author and translator Peter Ackroyd talks with Aidan Flax-Clark about his new retelling of Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century tale of knightly romances, Le Morte D’Arthur
November 18, 2011
LQ Podcast 22: Sarah Vowell
Historian, radio star, and Daily Show contributor Sarah Vowell reads from LQ’s Future issue: Mark Twain’s hilarious “Earthquake Almanac,” William Safire’s preparatory presidential space-disaster speech, and Futurist extraordinaire Filippo Marinetti’s attack on pasta.
November 8, 2011
The World in Time: Death is Nothing to Us
In “The Swerve,” historian Stephen Greenblatt writes of the “‘the concentrated force of the buried past” in this National Book Award winner for the best nonfiction of 2011.
October 24, 2011
LQ Podcast 21: John Crowley, Part 2
The second half of LQ editor Aidan Flax-Clark’s conversation with novelist John Crowley. They discuss Crowley’s novel, Little, Big, on the 30th anniversary of its publication.
October 10, 2011
Video: Lewis Lapham @Google
During a recent trip to Mountain View, CA, Lewis Lapham spoke with Google’s Richard Gingras about the magazine, the media, and the future.