The World in Time

Stories and insight from today’s leading writers and thinkers

December 3, 2022

October 28, 2022

The World in Time:

Stacy Schiff

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams. More

Photo showing two young girls on roller skates wearing sashes that read, “Don’t Be a Scab.”

October 14, 2022

The World in Time:

Adam Hochschild

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy’s Forgotten Crisis. More

September 23, 2022

The World in Time:

Andrea Wulf

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Magnificent Rebels: The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self. More

September 09, 2022

The World in Time:

Kermit Roosevelt III

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Nation That Never Was: Reconstructing America’s Story. More

August 26, 2022

The World in Time:

Aaron Sachs

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Up from the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times. More

June 24, 2022

The World in Time:

Olivier Zunz

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis de Tocqueville. More

June 10, 2022

The World in Time:

Leo Damrosch

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Adventurer: The Life and Times of Giacomo Casanova. More

May 27, 2022

The World in Time:

Eric Jay Dolin

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution. More

May 13, 2022

The World in Time:

Richard Cohen

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past. 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