Today on Leonard Lopate at Large, Lewis H. Lapham discusses the magazine Lapham’s Quarterly , his prodigious career and a new edition of his 1988 book “Money and Class in America.”
Lewis H. Lapham has been the editor of Lapham’s Quarterly since founding it in 2007. The literary magazine uses material throughout history to explore a different theme in each issue.
The editor of Harper’s Magazine from 1975 to 2006, Lewis is a member of the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame. He is the author of 14 books, including “Money and Class in America,” “The Wish for Kings,” “Waiting for the Barbarians,” “Theater of War,” and “Age of Folly.” His documentary “The American Ruling Class” has become part of the curriculum in many of the nation’s schools and colleges.