Theater Of War

In Literature on December 19, 2008 at 9:32 am


Lewis Lapham

Lewis H. Lapham is an American writer who has been the Editor of Harper’s Magazine from 1976 until 2006, apart from a short interim between 1981 and 1983.  In 2006 he established his own journal on history, Lapham’s Quarterly.  Since the early 80’s Lewis Lapham has not only worked on monthly publications but has written several books on the topic of history as well.  

Theater of WarTheater of War is a non-fictional piece about 911 and how the government, as well as the nation, perceived events, our leader, and the inevitable conflict at our hands.  Although Lapham’s work goes into great length and discursiveness, he is cognizant and assured.  As Annie Dillard, a Pulitzer Prize winning author herself, has said, Lewis Lapham is “one of our most brilliant writers and thinkers.”


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