= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2013 / April | View All Issues |

April 2013

Painting

Front page PDF

Lluvia de Estrellas


Easy Chair

6, 8-9 PDF

Broken English·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Anti-Economist

11-13 PDF

A Bit of Good News·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Readings

17-31 PDF

[Essay]

Parenthood Revisited·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Art]

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Evidence]

Never Say Neuter

[Request]

Incoherence Abroad·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Journal]

Southern Discomfort·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Not Interested·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Stone Stilts, Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Discovery]

Little Bang Theory·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Fiction]

Limhamnsfältet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Résumé]

Visible Cities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Peter, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Translation]

Untitled Poem·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Photography]

Helicopter Take-Off at Night·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Folio

45-60 PDF

A Delicate Truth·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Portfolio

65-67 PDF

Martyrdoms of Light·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Memoir

82-87 PDF

Life During Wartime·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Remembering the siege of Sarajevo

New books

89-91 PDF

New Books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

91-96 PDF

Time’s Current·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The autumnal works of James Salter

Reviews

96-98, 100-102 PDF

The Revolutionary·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Is Marx still relevant?

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

November 2014

Stop Hillary!

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

How the Islamic State was Won

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cage Wars

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Everyday Grace

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"What Hillary will deliver, then, is more of the same. And that shouldn’t surprise us."
Photograph by Joe Raedle
Post
A Band of Her Own·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"What in the poem is an unappealing display becomes, with the addition of the soul-influenced, flute-inflected background, funny, almost self-consciously so."
Photograph by AP/Bill Chaplis
Article
Cage Wars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"In the 1970s, “Chickens’ Lib” was a handful of women in flower-print dresses holding signs, but in the past decade farm hens have become almost a national preoccupation."
Photograph by Adam Dickerson/Big Dutchman USA, courtesy Vande Bunte Farms
Article
Paradise Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Suffering Sappho! Here we still are, marching right into yet another century with our glass ceilings, unequal pay, unresolved work and child-care balance, and still marrying, forever marrying, men."
Illustration by Anthony Lister
Article
Off the Land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Nearly half the reservation lives below the poverty line, with unemployment as high as 60 percent, little to no infrastructure, few entitlements, a safety net that never was, no industry to speak of, and a housing crisis that has been dire not for five years but since the reservation’s founding in 1855."
Illustration by Stan Fellows

Jobs created by every billion dollars of U.S. government defense spending:

21,000

In South Africa, AIDS patients were smoking their antiretroviral drugs to get high or selling them to teenage drug users.

Swiss retailer Migros cut off ties with a collectible-creamer company following the distribution of 2,000 creamers whose lids bore images of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. “You cannot put Pol Pot or a terrorist on a milk creamer,” said a Migros spokesman.

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