= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1993 / February | View All Issues |

February 1993

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-6, 8-9 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

10-13 PDF

God’s gunboats·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

15 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

16-39 PDF

[Article]

Writing toward imperfect peace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Fresh bills·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Cartoon]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

A West Bank settler’s nightmare·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Covering the Balkans under fire·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Revolution number seven·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Chinese dissent, ready to wear·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Give kids the vote·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Was George Washington gay?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Very undecided voters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Presidents’ Day·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A dissent

[Article]

Beyond na na hey hey·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Lucky, Jacky & Blacky·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Heretoforeplay·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

What love is·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Heart surgery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A buyer’s guide

[Article]

A new kind of wedding suit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Dear deadbeat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Lederhosen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Angst for beginners·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Cartoon]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

A grudge runs through it·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Confessions of an opera queen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The nutty promoters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Unlevity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 43-51 PDF

The artifice of the natural·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

52-58 PDF

The 400-pound CEO·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

66-75 PDF

Mirrorings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A gaze upon my reconstructed face

Double acrostic

79 PDF

No. 122·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

80 PDF

Hearts & embraces·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $34.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2014

50,000 Life Coaches Can’t Be Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quinoa Quarrel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

You Had to Be There

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Study in Sherlock

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“In Thunupa’s footsteps grew a miraculous plant that could withstand drought, cold, and even salt, and still produce a nutritious grain.”
Photograph by Lisa M. Hamilton
Article
A Study in Sherlock·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“It is central to the pleasure of the Sherlock Holmes stories that they invite play, and that they were never meant to be taken seriously.”
Illustration by Frederic Dorr Steele
Post
My Top 5 Metal Albums and Their Poetic Counterparts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“1. Death, The Sound of Perseverance (Nuclear Blast, 1998)”
Photograph (detail) by Peter Beste
Article
Found Money·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I have spent my entire adult existence in a recession. Like most people I talk to, I assume the forces that control the market are at best random and at worst rigged. The auction shows only confirm that suspicion.”
Illustration by Steven Dana
Post
The School of Permanent Revolución·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The University of Venezuela has provided a consistent counterweight to governmental authority, but it has also reliably produced the elite of whatever group replaced the status quo.”
Photograph © Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez

Percentage of non-Christian Americans who say they believe in the resurrection of Christ:

52

A newly translated Coptic text alleged Judas’ kiss to have been necessitated by Jesus’ ability to shape-shift.

Russia reportedly dropped a series of math texts from a list of recommended curricular books because its illustrations featured too many non-Russian characters. “Gnomes, Snow White,” said a Russian education expert, “these are representatives of a foreign-language culture.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST