World In Time

Stories and insight from today's leading writers and thinkers

March 29, 2017

November 11, 2011

World in Time:

Death Is Nothing to Us

Lewis Lapham talks with Stephen Greenblatt, 2011 winner of the National Book Award in nonfiction.  More

October 04, 2011

World in Time:

World Enough, and Time

Lewis Lapham speaks with Elizabeth Abbott, author of Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman.  More

September 15, 2011

World in Time:

Green Mountain Boy

Willard Sterne Randall and Lewis Lapham talk about the life and adventures of Ethan Allen.  More

August 30, 2011

World in Time:

To the Paradise City

Lewis Lapham talks with author Brook Wilensky-Lanford about the search for Adam and Eve’s hometown. More

August 19, 2011

World in Time:

Country Roads

Lewis Lapham talks with author Earl Swift about the roads that connect America.  More

August 11, 2011

World in Time:

Vicars of Christ

Lewis Lapham talks with historian John Julius Norwich about one of the most successful institutions the world has ever known. More

July 14, 2011

World in Time:

Trade Routes

Lewis Lapham talks with historian James Mather about a time when British foreign relations were more peaceful and diplomatic than they later became. More

July 01, 2011

World in Time:

Working on the Railroad

Lewis Lapham talks with historian Richard White about the failures of the companies behind a major alteration of the American West. More

June 28, 2011

World in Time:

Another House Divided

Lewis Lapham talks with historian Amanda Foreman about Britain’s role in the American Civil War. 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