= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2006 / November | View All Issues |

November 2006

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-6 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notebook

7-9 PDF

Going by the book·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

11 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

13-30 PDF

[Article]

Children of the revolution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Naked ambitions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

On mistrust and suspicion of children, in general·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The joyless club·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

White fan’s burden·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The man on the moon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Ground control to my imam·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Starship trooper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Leaving for Lillehammer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

How’m I doing?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Some days you can shoot them·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The sheltering sty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Beauty and the beast·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Fletcher Knowles·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Everything is illuminated·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Toilet study, Brooklyn Navy Yard·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Poetry]

Keep dreaming·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 31-38, 40 PDF

Barack Obama Inc.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The birth of a Washington machine

Article

41-44, 46-47, 50-53 PDF

The kids are far right·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Hippie hunting, bunny bashing, and the new conservatism

Article

65-70 PDF

Love sustained·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Eva Nelson was a beautiful girl

Fiction

71-80 PDF

Sans farine·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

81-82 PDF

New books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

83-84, 86-88 PDF

Hysterical scientism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The ecstasy of Richard Dawkins

Reviews

88-92, 94 PDF

Misery loves nothing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The inimitable Thomas Bernhard

Puzzle

95 PDF

Classics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

96 PDF

Findings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Last month, the PEN America Center announced its intention to honor Charlie Hebdo with its Freedom of Expression Courage Award at a gala on May 5. Six members of the organization have withdrawn from the gala in protest. In "The Joke," Justin E. H. Smith addressed the Anglo-American left's response to the killings.
Photo of a Charlie Hebdo editorial meeting in 2006 by Jean-Francois/DEROUBAIX
Article
In Search of a Stolen Fiddle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“To lose an instrument is to lose an essential piece of one’s identity. It brings its own solitary form of grief.”
Violin © Serge Picard/Agence VU
Post
Driving the San Joaquin Valley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Don sucked the last of his drink through his straw and licked his lips. 'The coast, to me, is more interesting than the valley.'”
Photograph by the author
Article
Othello’s Son·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fred Morton, who died this week in Vienna, at the age of 90, was a longtime contributor to Harper's Magazine and a good friend. "Othello's Son," which was listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013, appeared in our September 2013 issue.
Photograph © Alex Gotfryd/CORBIS
Article
Beyond the Broken Window·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“By the time Bratton left the department, in 2009, Los Angeles had quietly become the most spied-on city in America.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery

Weeks after the peso collapsed that former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari joined the board of Dow Jones:

4

A Disney behavioral ecologist announced that elephants’ long-range low-frequency vocal rumblings draw elephant friends together and drive elephant enemies apart.

A robot known as Random Darknet Shopper that was confiscated by Swiss police for purchasing ten ecstasy pills online was cleared of charges.

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