= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2001 / September | View All Issues |

September 2001

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-8 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

9-11 PDF

Study hall·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

13 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

15-35 PDF

[Article]

Death comes flying·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

30.11.1999·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

1.12.1999·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Poetry]

Cloning·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Fly! Fly, my pretties!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Barking, coughing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

This is not a test·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The sunshine problem·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Hamburger helper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Wrapped face II·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Extending an apology·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Homeless man interviews himself·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Don’t bring me down·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

The fall of Superman near Bliss St. Station·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

No need to starve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

37-44 PDF

Why we hate teachers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notes on a noble American tradition

Collection

Front cover, 37-80 PDF

New hope for American education·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

39 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

40 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

41 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

42 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

44 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

45-48 PDF

English 99·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literacy among the ruins

Article

46 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

47 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

48 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

52 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

53 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

55 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

56 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

57 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

58 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

61 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

64-72 PDF

The higher yearning·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Bringing eros back to academe

Quotation

66 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

67 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

69 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

71 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

72 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

73-80 PDF

The tenth muse·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Who is Demotica, what is she?

Quotation

75 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quotation

76 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

77 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

78 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

80 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

81-82 PDF

New books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

87-88, 90-95 PDF

Admissions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

99 PDF

Missing links·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

100 PDF

The republic of Texas·

= 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

April 2015

The Joke

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Abolish High School

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beat Reporter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Going It Alone

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Rotten Ice

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Life After Guantánamo

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

[Browsings]
Photograph by the author
Article
Rotten Ice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“When I asked if we were going to die, he smiled and said, ‘Imaqa.’ Maybe.”
Photograph © Kari Medig
Article
Life After Guantánamo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I’ve seen the hell and I’m still in the beginning of my life.”
Illustration by Caroline Gamon
Article
Going It Alone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The call to solitude is universal. It requires no cloister walls and no administrative bureaucracy, only the commitment to sit down and still ourselves to our particular aloneness.”
Photograph by Richard Misrach
Article
No Slant to the Sun·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“She didn’t speak the language, beyond “¿cuánto?” and “demasiado,” but that didn’t stop her. She wanted things. She wanted life, new experiences, a change in the routine.”
Photograph © Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos

Acreage of a Christian nudist colony under development in Florida:

240

Florida’s wildlife officials decided to remove the manatee, which has a mild taste that readily adapts to recipes for beef, from the state’s endangered-species list.

A 64-year-old mother and her 44-year-old son were arrested for running a gang that stole more than $100,000 worth of toothbrushes from Publix, Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS stores in Florida.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Driving Mr. Albert

By

He could be one of a million beach-bound, black-socked Florida retirees, not the man who, by some odd happenstance of life, possesses the brain of Albert Einstein — literally cut it out of the dead scientist's head.

Subscribe Today