= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1997 / November | View All Issues |

November 1997

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-9, 94 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

11-14 PDF

Fatted calf·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

17 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

19-40 PDF

[Article]

Curbing nature’s paparazzi·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Lowest common denominator·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Betty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Welfare as they know it·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Antibacterial classics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Continuum·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Receiving treaty money·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

First acne, now this!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

China’s crimes and punishment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The marriage of hip and square·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Trouble at the reference desk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Mon amour·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

This course brought to you by . . .·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Poultry in motion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Modern art·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The bottom line

[Article]

Trying for the kingdom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Everybody wants the same thing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

43-45 PDF

How I came to be lawfully wed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

Front cover, 43-47, 50-60 PDF

Intrigues·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

45-46 PDF

A hypnotic seance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

46-47, 50 PDF

On the train·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

51-53 PDF

Intrigues·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

53-54 PDF

Sarah Bernhardt comes to town·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

54-57 PDF

In autumn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

57-58 PDF

From the diary of an assistant bookkeeper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

58-60 PDF

At the pharmacy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

61-62, 64-67, 69-71 PDF

At your disposal·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The funeral industry prepares for boom times

Fiction

80-81, 83-91 PDF

The house gun·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Double acrostic

95 PDF

No. 178·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

96 PDF

Pure puzzle·

= 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

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
Post
Kid Chocolate’s Place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Cuban eyes often look close to tears.”
Illustration by the author
Article
Thirty Million Gallons Under the Sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If you short-circuit the bottom, you threaten the entire cycle,” Joye told me. “Without a healthy ocean, we’ll all be dead.”
Illustration by John Ritter

Length in days of the sentence Russian blogger Alexei Navalny served for leading an opposition rally last year:

15

Israeli researchers developed software that evaluates the depression of bloggers.

A teenager in Singapore was convicted of obscenity for posts critical of Lee Kuan Yew, the country’s founding father, that included an image of Lee having sex with Margaret Thatcher.

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