The World in Time

Stories and insight from today’s leading writers and thinkers

February 27, 2024

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

April 29, 2022

The World in Time:

Andrew S. Curran

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the co-editor of Who’s Black and Why? A Hidden Chapter from the Eighteenth-Century Invention of Race. More

April 01, 2022

The World in Time:

Peter S. Goodman

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Davos Man: How the Billionaires Devoured the World. More

March 18, 2022

The World in Time:

Oliver Milman

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World. More

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Robert Weide

September 17, 2014

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

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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