Roundtable

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

July 4, 2020

April 24, 2020

Space Oddities

2020:

Exoplanet revealed to be nothing but a large cloud of dust.

1903:

Supposed irrigation canals on Mars are merely optical illusions.

January 30, 2020

Commemoration Without Commas

2020:

A fifty-pence piece celebrates Brexit without Oxford’s punctuation mark.

1897:

A monument remembers the Battle of Trenton sans punctuation.