= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1990 / June | View All Issues |

June 1990

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-6, 8 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

10-13 PDF

The other canon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

15 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

17-46 PDF

[Article]

What’s central to Central Europe?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Nine faces·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Zaire·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“now I wait for death”

[Article]

How I learned to stop worrying·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Motivating tools·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Cartoon]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Teaching AIDS·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

AIDS, mourning, and action·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Poetry]

Personals ad·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Collection]

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Sunset clouds, New Mexico·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Come and gone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Nick’s barber shop·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Cartoon]

We fax pizzas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Muttonchops need not apply·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Collection]

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

In the land of the dream catchers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Long distance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Tama’s mama·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 47-53, 55-56 PDF

Neither morons nor imbeciles nor idiots·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In the company of the mentally retarded

Fiction

62-69 PDF

Rehearsing “The Firebird”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-75, 78 PDF

Feeling something·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

When a father dies

Double acrostic

79 PDF

No. 90·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

80 PDF

Abecedarian·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

November 2014

Stop Hillary!

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

How the Islamic State was Won

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cage Wars

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Everyday Grace

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"What Hillary will deliver, then, is more of the same. And that shouldn’t surprise us."
Photograph by Joe Raedle
Article
Cage Wars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"In the 1970s, “Chickens’ Lib” was a handful of women in flower-print dresses holding signs, but in the past decade farm hens have become almost a national preoccupation."
Photograph by Adam Dickerson/Big Dutchman USA, courtesy Vande Bunte Farms
Article
Paradise Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Suffering Sappho! Here we still are, marching right into yet another century with our glass ceilings, unequal pay, unresolved work and child-care balance, and still marrying, forever marrying, men."
Illustration by Anthony Lister
Article
Off the Land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Nearly half the reservation lives below the poverty line, with unemployment as high as 60 percent, little to no infrastructure, few entitlements, a safety net that never was, no industry to speak of, and a housing crisis that has been dire not for five years but since the reservation’s founding in 1855."
Illustration by Stan Fellows
Post
Introducing the November 2014 Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Doug Henwood on stopping Hillary Clinton, fighters and potential recruits discuss the rise of the Islamic State, the inevitability of factory farming, and more

Cover photo by Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

Number of countries thought to possess chemical weapons:

14–16

Placebos are more effective if the drugs for which they stand in are said to be more expensive.

In Torrance, California, an African grey parrot named Nigel, who once spoke English with a British accent and had returned home after a four-year absence, began asking for someone named “Larry” and speaking Spanish.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today