The Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1485. Uffizi Gallery, Florence. 

Celebrity

Volume IV, Number 1 | winter 2011

If fame is only to come after death, I am in no hurry for it.

—Martial, c. 86

Lapham’sDaily

The World in Time

Holger Hoock

Lewis H. Lapham talks with Holger Hoock, author of Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth, at a New York Public Library event.  More