The World in Time

Stories and insight from today’s leading writers and thinkers

June 14, 2021

May 21, 2021

The World in Time:

Sonia Shah

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move. More

April 30, 2021

The World in Time:

Louis Menand

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War. More

April 16, 2021

The World in Time:

Nathaniel Rich

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade. More

April 02, 2021

The World in Time:

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Fears of a Setting Sun: The Disillusionment of America’s Founders. More

March 19, 2021

The World in Time:

Richard Thompson Ford

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History. More

February 26, 2021

The World in Time:

Lance Morrow

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of God and Mammon: Chronicles of American Money. More

February 12, 2021

The World in Time:

David S. Brown

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry Adams. More

January 29, 2021

The World in Time:

Michael J. Sandel

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good? More

Photograph of “Video Typewriter” by Thomas J. O'Halloran, 1964.

January 15, 2021

The World in Time:

George Dyson

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Analogia: The Emergence of Technology Beyond Programmable Control. More

LQ Podcast

Robert Weide

September 17, 2014

Curb Your Enthusiasm executive producer and documentary filmmaker Robert B. Weide has profiled the biggest names in comedy. More

LQ Podcast

Soviets & Spies

April 30, 2014

Did an Englishman assist in the murder of Rasputin? Did a man knowns as the “Ace of Spies” almost carry off the assassination of the entire Bolshevik power structure? More