The World in Time

Stories and insight from today’s leading writers and thinkers

May 29, 2020

March 20, 2020

The World in Time:

Peter Fritzsche

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Hitler’s First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich. More

February 14, 2020

The World in Time:

Richard J. King

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick. More

Bedouins in Camp at Night. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

January 31, 2020

The World in Time:

Gaia Vince

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time. More

December 06, 2019

The World in Time:

Eugene McCarraher

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity. More

November 22, 2019

The World in Time:

Matt Stoller

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy. More

November 08, 2019

The World in Time:

Andrew Delbanco

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. More

October 11, 2019

The World in Time:

Harlow Giles Unger

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Thomas Paine and the Clarion Call for American Independence. More

September 27, 2019

The World in Time:

William Dalrymple

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company. More

September 13, 2019

The World in Time:

Isabella Tree

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm. 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