= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2011 / July | View All Issues |

July 2011

illustration

Front page PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Easy Chair

9-12, 14-15 PDF

Easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Easy Chair

Front page, 9-12, 14-15 PDF

Gold faithful·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Profiting from paranoia with precious metals

Harper’s Index

17 PDF

Harper’s index·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

19-34 PDF

[Article]

The language of work·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Back·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

What knot to wear·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Exit, pursued by a bear·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Death by icicle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

The grits of wrath·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Gator bait·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Collection]

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Recycle of life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Inglourious berds·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Canopy #5·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Comedy of terrors·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

Turncape·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Last Night

[Poetry]

Space·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Article]

The monster math·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Comedian·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

The mystic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

The twins·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Smoking man·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Collection]

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[illustration]

Street musician (Venice Beach)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

35-39 PDF

When is a movie great? The perils of medium and magic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

46-48 PDF

Scorsese on the cross·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

America’s last best tragedian

Photography

49 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

49-57 PDF

Uncertain exodus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

50 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

51 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

51 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

52 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

53 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

53 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

54 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

54 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

55 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

55 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

56 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photography

57 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

67-69 PDF

Incident in the Oriente·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

71-72, 74-76 PDF

New books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

76-78, 80-83 PDF

Gastronomania·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The beatification of our daily bread

Reviews

83-86 PDF

Dining with the tiger·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Dublin’s restaurant bubble

Puzzle

87 PDF

Coordination·

= 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

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“From the nerd squabbles of Internet discussion threads rose an urban legend that culminated in a film that hinges on digging through my town’s trash.”
Illustration (detail) by Timothy Taranto
Article
Return of the Strongman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began, Egypt seems poised to become its burial ground.”
Photograph (detail) © Ahmed Ismail / Getty Images
Article
The Seductive Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The world’s leaders were moved by a populace fused into a forward phalanx, were shaken by a tidal wave of militancy jubilantly united.”
Photograph courtesy Mary Evans Picture Library
Article
Me, Myself, and Id·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The one defining trait of the narcissist is that it’s always someone else.
Painting (detail) by Gianni Dagli Orti
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today