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Volume VII, Number 4 | fall 2014

Miscellany

The Ongee of the Andaman Islands base their calendar on smell: their names for seasons derive from the flowers that are in bloom at the time. 

I’ve been on a calendar, but never on time.

- Marilyn Monroe, 1962

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DÉjÀ Vu

Fresh-Faced

2014:

Renée Zellweger faces criticism for a new look.

1905:

Ninteenth-century actress Sarah Bernhardt attempts to turn back the clock.

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#60 Orlando Figes

“In all revolutions there comes a moment when the high ideals of the revolutionaries crash onto the hard rocks of reality,” writes Orlando Figes in his essay for LQ's Revolutions issue. “That moment came for Russia in March 1921,” he says. More

News & Events

Voices for Peace 1914–2014

The New York Public Library, Lapham’s Quarterly, and the Carnegie Corporation of New York mark the 100th anniversary of World War I with a series of discussions by eminent historians.

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