The World in Time

Stories and insight from today’s leading writers and thinkers

October 7, 2022

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

March 04, 2022

The World in Time:

Roosevelt Montás

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation. More

February 18, 2022

The World in Time:

Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind: Thomas Jefferson’s Idea of a University. More

February 04, 2022

The World in Time:

Joseph J. Ellis

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of The Cause: The American Revolution and Its Discontents, 1773–1783. More

December 22, 2021

The World in Time:

David Wengrow

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the coauthor of The Dawn of Everything. More

December 03, 2021

The World in Time:

Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Churchill’s Shadow: The Life and Afterlife of Winston Churchill. More

November 12, 2021

The World in Time:

Nicholas Crane

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Latitude: The True Story of the World’s First Scientific Expedition. More

October 15, 2021

The World in Time:

Charles Foster

Lewis H. Lapham speaks with the author of Being a Human: Adventures in Forty Thousand Years of Consciousness. 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