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Harper's Magazine former editor and author Lewis H. Lapham to speak at University of Minnesota

The New York Times has likened him to H.L. Mencken; Vanity Fair has suggested a strong resemblance to Mark Twain and best-selling author Tom Wolfe compared him to Montaigne. On Thursday Dec. 3, author and editor Lewis H. Lapham will speak at the University of Minnesota about the tribulations of the printed word in the wilderness of cyberspace.

Who: Lewis H. Lapham, author, editor emeritus of Harper's Magazine, and founding editor of Lapham's Quarterly
When: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3
Where: University of Minnesota, Elmer L. Andersen Library, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis

Reservations requested by November 25 at 612-624-9339 or stangret@umn.edu.