Opinions and analysis from Lapham’s Quarterly writers and editors.

December 16, 2017

December 07, 2017

What Fads Go Up…


Internet resident pays $117,712 for a virtual kitty.

c. 1637:

Dutch resident (allegedly) trades twelve fat sheep for one sexy tulip root.

August 11, 2017

Equal Climates


U.S. Department of Agriculture bans words related to climate change.

350 BC:

Aristotle denies that the climate is changing.