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December 17, 2012 8:30 PM   Subscribe

Lapham's Quarterly, Winter 2013 - Intoxication - essays and notes on drug-taking, from across eras.
posted by daksya (9 comments total) 21 users marked this as a favorite
Great, but I can't read most of them without paying $49?
posted by Bahro at 8:34 PM on December 17, 2012

By my count, 50 articles are available to read for free; 40 are print-only.
posted by daksya at 8:42 PM on December 17, 2012

Thanks -- good stuff in there.
posted by gingerbeer at 8:53 PM on December 17, 2012

Wonderful stuff and the finest magazine in the world
posted by quarsan at 10:15 PM on December 17, 2012 [1 favorite]

LQ is great. Lapham is an amazing literary figure, I know him, as most do from his years editing Harpers.

Bookstores can order single copies of Lapham's Quarterly BTW. They run about 15 bucks a pop and are beautifully printed on heavy stock and well well worth the price.

Here's an enjoyable fast-moving piece on historical figures in flights of drunkeness, oblivion or over-stimulation, or contributing to such..
posted by Skygazer at 11:24 PM on December 17, 2012 [1 favorite]

So is this issue out in print already? I've got a 5hr flight in a few days and this would be great reading material.
posted by mannequito at 2:06 AM on December 18, 2012 [2 favorites]

Appears to be nothing on America's current love affair with prescription pharmaceuticals. Missed opportunity, that.
posted by BWA at 6:10 AM on December 18, 2012 [1 favorite]

The stuff of nightmares.

LQ is so clever thematically, and so beautifully executed. Definitely worth picking up in hard copy form.
posted by nacho fries at 8:32 PM on December 18, 2012 [1 favorite]

hey if anyone's curious, I was doing some christmas shopping yesterday and took a look for this in the bookstore. They did have LQ but it was still the Fall issue. I'm hoping with Winter officially arriving next week this will be in stores and I can pick up a copy for my flight back after NYs.

At least it wasn't as expensive as I thought it would be based on this thread - $15 (Canadian).
posted by mannequito at 6:05 PM on December 19, 2012

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