= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1993 / September | View All Issues |

September 1993

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-6, 79, 81, 86 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

7-8 PDF

Cut and paste·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

11 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

13-32 PDF

[Article]

NAFTA·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A warning for the president

[illustration]

Pro-life props·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Good seats behind the plate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The politics of German pessimism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The Left, Lost in the Politics of Identity

[Article]

Poland’s great communicator·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

The dismal science lightens up·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The Fermat riots·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The perils of academic celebrity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Ivory-tower masochists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Fashion victims·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The real life of the Latin American novelist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Hewho lives!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Tiaras and tragedies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Mr. Right·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Bob Goulet’s remarkable journey·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Cartoon]

Porn for dogs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Junior overachievers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Working-class heroes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Ten-speed terror·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

Front cover, 33-42 PDF

New rules about sex on campus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

33-42 PDF

New rules about sex on campus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

charts

36 PDF

Who wrote the (rule) book of love?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

40 PDF

A twelfth-century affair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

60-66, 68-72 PDF

The awakening of my interest in annular systems·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Double acrostic

87 PDF

No. 129·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

88 PDF

Alter later·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

June 2015

Loitering With Intent

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Polite Coup

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

What Went Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Shooting Down Man the Hunter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

[Browsings]
“Here, a long finger of snow replaced by gray patches of dirt and rock; there, a grayish blob of ice the texture of corduroy, where once a vibrant white patch of snow lay.”
Photograph by the author
Article
Legends of the Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A bond with reality has gone, and sometimes you wonder whether that fosters our feeling that movies are a fleeting art.”
Photograph by Alexander Perrelli
Article
What Went Wrong·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama was presenting himself as a politician who followed the path of least resistance. This is a disturbing confession.”
Photograph by Pete Souza
Article
Surviving a Failed Pregnancy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If this woman — who spent her days studying gray screens for early signs of gestation — could not see my pregnancy, what were the chances that anyone else would?”
Illustration by Leigh Wells
Article
Interesting Facts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“My husband is forty-six. I am forty-five. He does not think that, in my forties, after cancer, chemotherapy, and chemically induced menopause, I can get pregnant again, but sisters, I know my womb. It’s proven.”
Photograph by McNair Evans

Number of British women killed last fall by lightning conducted through their underwire bras:

2

British women wear heels for fifty-one years on average, from the ages of twelve to sixty-three.

Thousands of employees of McDonald’s protested outside the company’s headquarters near Chicago, demanding their wages be increased to $15 per hour. “I can’t afford any shoes,” said one employee in attendance, “and I want Versace heels.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today