Roundtable

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

February 28, 2024

August 07, 2023

Monumental Mistakes

2023:

Fitness instructor carves his girlfriend’s name into the Colosseum.

c. 1850:

Thompson of Sunderland makes his mark on Pompey’s pillar.

2023:

Writers on strike search for romance at the picket line.

c. 1945:

Young communists engage in party matchmaking.