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  • Animals 2013: Spring
    Among the contributors Aesop, Elizabeth Bishop, John James Audubon, Rudyard Kipling, Ovid, Willa Cather, Jack Hitt, Isak Dinesen, Denis Johnson, John Jeremiah Sullivan
  • Intoxication 2013: Winter
    Among the contributors Billie Holiday, Little Turtle, Ernest Hemingway, Roald Dahl, Charles Baudelaire, Archilochus, Kingsley Amis, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker, Martin Luther, Jacqueline Susann
  • Politics 2012: Fall
    Among the contributors Mao Zedong, Emma Goldman, Gil-Scott-Heron, Robert Caro, John Adams, Unity Mitford, Albert Camus, Monty Python, Louise Bryant, Anna Politkovskaya, Montesquieu
  • Magic Shows 2012: Summer
    Among the contributors Angela Carter, Harry Houdini, Steven Millhauser, Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, H.P. Lovecraft, Nikolai Gogol, Tacitus, Issac Bashevis Singer, J.R.R. Tolkien, Teller, John Crowley, Daniel Mason
  • Means of Communication 2012: Spring
    Among the contributors Martin Luther, Toni Morrison, Walter Lippmann, H. Rap Brown, Strabo, Marshall McLuhan, Hellen Keller, Lenny Bruce, Duc de Saint-Simon, John Mandeville, Simon Winchester, Ben Zimmer
  • The Family 2012: Winter
    Among the contributors Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Philip Larkin, Amy Chua, Leo Tolstoy, Julias Caesar, Moses Maimonides, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jamaica Kincaid, Hesiod, William Styron, Anne Fadiman, Garret Keizer
  • The Future 2011: Fall
    Among the contributors H.G. Wells, Seneca, Benjamin Franklin, C.P. Cavafy, Snorri Sturluson, Ada Lovelace, Filippo Marinetti, Aldous Huxley, Charles Fourier, Hildegard of Bingen, Washington Irving, John Crowley, Tom Holland
  • Food 2011: Summer
    Among the contributors Hunter S. Thompson, Alice B. Toklas, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Calvin Trillin, Galen, M.F.K Fisher, Anthony Bourdain, Xenophon, Patton Oswalt, Duke Ellington, Harper Lee, Daniel Mason, Deborah Blum
  • Lines of Work 2011: Spring
    Among the contributors Gloria Steinem, Nikolai Gogol, Barbara Ehrenreich, Mike Judge, Thorstein Veblen, Hesiod, Richard Yates, Theodore Dreiser, Robert Frost, Harriet Jacobs, Marie Curie, Bernard Mandeville, Usama Ibn Munqidh, John Calvin
  • Celebrity 2011: Winter
    Among the contributors Max Weber, P.T Barnum, Truman Capote, Lord Byron, John Dos Passos, T.S. Eliot, Christine de Pisan, John Keats, Oscar Wilde, Buffalo Bill, John Wilmot, Muriel Spark, John Tresch, Paul Collins, Lillie Langtry
  • The City 2010: Fall
    Among the contributors Jane Jacobs, Italo Calvino, George Packer, Theodore Dreiser, Vitruvius, Jules Verne, John Hersey, E.B. White, Luc Sante, Samuel Pepys, Jorge Luis Borges, Christopher Wren, Marguerite Duras
  • Sports & Games 2010: Summer
    Among the contributors Pindar, Vince Lombardi, A.J. Liebling, Annie Dillard, Ovid, Vladimir Nabokov, Andre Agassi, Abul-Fazl, Nick Hornby, George Plimpton, Damon Runyon, Beryl Markham, A.E. Housman
  • Arts & Letters 2010: Spring
    Among the contributors John Ruskin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louis Armstrong, Vincent Van Gogh, Yang Wanli, Glenn Gould, Frédéric Chopin, Marianne Moore, Vasily Kandinsky, Michelangelo, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salman Rushdie, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Richard Wagner
  • Religion 2010: Winter
    Among the contributors Albert Einstein, Thomas Jefferson, Mary McCarthy, Friedrich Nietzsche, Terry Eagleton, Martin Luther, William James, Flannery O’Connor, John Krakauer, Hafiz, Vladimir Lenin, Jonathan Edwards, John Donne, H.L. Mencken
  • Medicine 2009: Fall
    Among the contributors Louis Pasteur, Elizabeth Blackwell, Sigmund Freud, Molière, Doris Lessing, Oliver Sacks, Hippocrates, Ken Kesey, Louisa May Alcott, Galen, William Carlos Williams, Atul Gawande, Maimonides, Fanny Burney
  • Travel 2009: Summer
    Among the contributors Joseph Conrad, Herman Melville, Gertrude Bell, Marco Polo, Lewis Carroll, Isak Dinesen, E.M. Forster, Ernest Shackleton, Jack Kerouac, Aldous Huxley, Christopher Columbus, Florence Nightingale, Bruce Chatwin
  • Among the contributors Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Jack the Ripper, Franz Kafka, Jean Genet, Haruki Murakami, Hannah Arendt, Dexter Filkins, Maximilien de Robespierre, Michel Foucault, Jeremy Bentham, Primo Levi, Shirley Jackson
  • Eros 2009: Winter
    Among the contributors Vladimir Nabokov, Henry VIII, Giacomo Casanova, Marguerite Duras, John Keats, Simone de Beauvoir, Walt Whitman, Sappho, Marquis de Sade, Ovid, Philip Roth, Anaïs Nin, Alfred Kinsey, Thomas Mann
  • Among the contributors Leonardo da Vinci, Elizabeth Bishop, René Descartes, Buddha, Hellen Keller, James Baldwin, Sylvia Plath, Plato, John Stuart Mill, Carl Jung, Jane Addams, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Geoffrey Chaucer, Donald Barthelme
  • Book of Nature 2008: Summer
    Among the contributors Charles Darwin, John Steinbeck, Rachel Carson, William Wordsworth, Jack London, John Muir, Jamaica Kincaid, Jules Verne, Theodore Roosevelt, Bill McKibben, Simon Winchester, Al Gore, Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • About Money 2008: Spring
    Among the contributors Karl Marx, Edith Wharton, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Jane Austen, Thomas More, Thorstein Veblen, Upton Sinclair, Dorothy Parker, Nikolai Gogol, Adam Smith, Ayn Rand, Tom Wolfe, Lorenzo de’ Medici
  • States of War 2008: Winter
    Among the contributors Thucydides, Sun Tzu, George Orwell, Homer, Joseph Goebbels, Wilfred Owen, Kurt Vonnegut, Joseph Heller, Edward Gibbon, Siegfried Sassoon, George W. Bush, Julia Ward Howe, W.H. Auden, George Patton
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Robert B. Weide talks about his decades-long production of a documentary on Kurt Vonnegut due to be released in 2015.
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Lewis H. Lapham is Editor of Lapham's Quarterly. He also serves as editor emeritus and national correspondent for Harper's magazine.
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