= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2013 / February | View All Issues |

February 2013

illustration

Front page PDF

Untitled


The Anti-Economist

11-13 PDF

Revised History·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

17-30 PDF

[Essay]

Smuggler Nation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Fife and Drum·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Illustration]

Panic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Decision]

No Tax In The Champagne Room·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Disguise]

Spywear·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Complaints]

Oslo Discord·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Poetry]

Red Excerpts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Memorial]

Our Man in Jabberlon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

That Doubling Is Always Observed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Iconography]

Martyr Complex·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Els Colors·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Memorial]

Surf, Turf, and Grief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Collage]

Birds of America, Plate 65; Wood Duck (Summer or Wood Duck)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Desecration]

Marxist Economics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Portfolio

55-63 PDF

An Obsessive Embrace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Garry Winogrand’s late sprint

Fiction

64-68, 70-72 PDF

The Bloodline of the Alkanas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

73-75 PDF

New Books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

76-80 PDF

Red States·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Soviet Attempt to Export Communism

Reviews

80-86 PDF

Madame and the Masters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Blavatsky’s cosmic soap opera

Puzzle

87 PDF

Sentences·

= 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

July 2015

One Day Less

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Dressed to Kill

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wrong Prescription?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Travel Day

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fugue State

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Avian Voices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The mockingbird’s bath is an orgy of thrashing and writhing about. When he has finished, one of the innocents alights on the rim of the basin and looks with disbelief at the thimble of water remaining.”
Illustration by Eric Hanson
[Browsings]
Before the War·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I’m worried that what the Houthis did to push Yemen into a civil conflict in September 2014, the Saudis may end up doing again when they end their campaign by eliminating the Houthis.”
Photograph by Alex Potter
Article
The Speakeasy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In order to understand how Marty’s could survive as an institution, I returned a year after my first visit to spend a week at what was sure to be the world’s bleakest comedy club.”
Photograph by Mike Slack
Post
The Lost Land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I had first encountered some of these volumes—A Swiftly Tilting Planet, The Giver—as a child, and during adolescence, they registered as postcards from a homeland recently abandoned.”
Photograph by the author
Article
Wrong Prescription?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Whatever the slogans suggested, the A.C.A. was never meant to include everyone.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery

Estimated cost of the environmental damage caused each year by the world’s 3,000 largest companies:

$2,200,000,000,000

Two thirds of U.S. teenagers experience uncontrollable rage.

Beekeepers began extracting 1 million honeybees living beneath the siding of a house in New York State.

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