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June 29, 2017
June 28, 2017
By Christoph Irmscher
Max Eastman vs. Ernest Hemingway.
June 27, 2017
By John Pfordresher
How the novelist’s work as a governess shaped her worldview—and her writing.
June 23, 2017
By Angela Serratore
A papal scandal, a special kind of kitchen, and a video of cats boxing in 1894.
June 21, 2017
By Leopold Froehlich
From “alarm” to “worry,” the language of fear.
June 20, 2017
By Lapham’s Quarterly
The table of contents for our summer 2017 issue.
June 16, 2017
Big sleeves in the 1830s, white marble in the ancient world, and personal branding in the twentieth century.
June 09, 2017
Having (and eating) cake in French literature, organizing crime around a lemon grove, and working with Frank Lloyd Wright.
June 02, 2017
Sigmund Freud in America, Shirley Jackson at home, and Edith Wharton in the archives.
May 31, 2017
By Emma Jacobs
The complicated story behind the invention of sound recording.
May 19, 2017
Reconsidering the Hollywood sign, inventing the department store, and transforming nature photography.
The Trump administration lies about terrorist attacks.
Machiavelli assures “fraud is fair in war.”
Elena Ferrante is unwillingly unmasked.
A letter from Charlotte Brontë’s nom de plume.