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December 12, 2017
December 11, 2017
By Alex Donner
The origins of the Great American Songbook.
December 08, 2017
By Jaime Fuller
Wildfires, metaphorical blue marbles, and mixing paint with some spit.
December 06, 2017
By David N. Schwartz
Behind the scenes of Enrico Fermi’s Nobel Prize in Physics.
December 04, 2017
By Caroline Wazer
Augustus’ propaganda promised a better world. What did Caesar’s offer?
December 01, 2017
Lizard-like dinosaur paintings, the butt fumble, and immersing yourself in Watergate.
November 29, 2017
By Zack Harold
Aaron Burr spoke of far-flung fortune, and then the Blennerhassetts’ West Virginia Eden went up in flames.
November 24, 2017
Iron lungs, much-needed reckonings, and miens “like a full moon.”
November 20, 2017
By Lapham’s Quarterly
A playlist to accompany our Fall 2017 issue, Music.
November 17, 2017
Tunnels, tents, and little tea parties on the prairie.
November 15, 2017
By Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove
Segregation in Woodrow Wilson’s Washington.
Internet resident pays $117,712 for a virtual kitty.
Dutch resident (allegedly) trades twelve fat sheep for one sexy tulip root.
U.S. Department of Agriculture bans words related to climate change.
Aristotle denies that the climate is changing.