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Our issue on human play chronicles the thrills of victory, the agonies of defeat, and the luck that makes all the difference.

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.
Paperback, 222 pages
Published June 2010
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Recommends it for: Thinkers, inquirers, historians who strive to shape the future.
Lapham's Quarterly Spring 2010: Sports & Games, Pt. I of III

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Consider if you will (thank you Rod Serling.)  It is Spring of the year 2010.  Barack Obama has been president for over a year.  The 9/11 event is eight and one-half years past and George W. Bush's responsive invasion of Iraq et al has reached disastrous proportions. Even considering the preparation time before any issue of Lapham's Quarterly I am amazed that this issue's Preamble: Field of Dreams by editor/founder Lewis La
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Lewis Henry Lapham was the editor of Harper's Magazine from 1976 until 1981, and again from 1983 until 2006. He is the founder and current editor of Lapham's Quarterly, featuring a wide range of famous authors devoted to a single topic in each issue. Lapham has also written numerous books on politics and current affairs.

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