= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2003 / November | View All Issues |

November 2003

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-7 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

9-11 PDF

Reading the mail·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

13 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

15-33 PDF

[Article]

Conditional state·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Log and Plane, Boca Raton, Florida·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Yes, I can·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Don’t scare the shrimp·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

I feel the need·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Stayin’ alive·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Lower Merion High School, 1981·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Frontiers of science·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Spanking the sushi·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Riding shotgun·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Bighousekeeping·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Amor perdida·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

T.S. in her bath·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 35-43 PDF

Junk politics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A voter’s guide to the post-literate election

Article

44-45, 48-52 PDF

Turn on, tune in·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Toward a progressive talk show

Fiction

61-65 PDF

The two of them·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

67-70, 72-76 PDF

A northern front·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Seeking refuge in oil and in wilderness

New books

77-78 PDF

New books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

79-84 PDF

Sons and monsters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

John O’Hara gains a defender

Reviews

84-88, 90 PDF

Revisiting the icons·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The intimate photography of Diane Arbus

Puzzle

91 PDF

It was a dark and stormy knight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Quiz

92 PDF

Running wild·

= 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