Roundtable

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

December 4, 2020

November 13, 2020

Whale Tales

2020:

Whale catches runaway train.​

1891:

Whale purportedly houses lost sailor in its stomach.

September 14, 2020

Alfresco Gender Reveals

2020:

An outdoor gender-reveal party in California sparks a wildfire.

1500 BC:

Ancient Egyptian women visit a field of grain daily to determine their babies’ gender.