= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2007 / February | View All Issues |

February 2007

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

9-11 PDF

Pathologies of hope·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Harper’s Index

13 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

15-32 PDF

[Article]

You, screws·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Personal account·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

MMK·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Dr. Maybe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Stet offensive·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Thank less·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Paper jam·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Writers’ bloc·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Terminal mirage #261-12·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Addis Ababa, 1977·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Limbo 5, 2004·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

A dunk in the water·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Jamais encore·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The firm·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

If I did it·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Hang over·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Poetry]

In memoriam·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Gillian Rose

[Photography]

Cape Mounted Rifles (Dukes), Bandsman (1913-1926)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

State President’s Guard (formed 1967-deactivated 1990), Riflemen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Collection]

Readings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Transvaal Scottish (8th Infantry), Sergeant (1945-1951)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Parade uniform (1967-1990)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

33-40, 42 PDF

Dead end·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Counterinsurgency warfare as military malpractice

Article

Front cover, 43-46, 48-52 PDF

The coming robot army·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Introducing America’s future fighting machines

Fiction

73-84 PDF

Child’s play·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

85-86 PDF

New books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

87-92 PDF

The devoted·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Susan Sontag’s self-corrections

Reviews

92-96, 98 PDF

Flaming bitumen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Romancing the Algerian war

Puzzle

99 PDF

Theme and variations·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

100 PDF

Findings·

= 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