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Harper's Finest — December 8, 2013, 11:48 am
Notes on South Africa’s failed revolution
Memento Mori — December 6, 2013, 12:02 pm
Saying goodbye to Nelson Mandela, beloved fighter, visionary, and king
Six Questions — December 4, 2013, 8:00 am
Daniel Alarcón on the actor as character, foreshadowing as bravado, and the visceral nature of curiosity
Weekly Review — December 3, 2013, 8:00 am
Walmart celebrates Black Friday with protests and police reports, Amazon experiments with drone delivery, and Republicans salute the end of racism
Art — December 3, 2013, 8:00 am
Smoke Painting #36, colored smoke and firework residue on paper, by Rosemarie Fiore, whose work was on view in October at Von Lintel Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Von Lintel Gallery, New York City Smoke Painting #36, colored smoke and firework residue on paper, by Rosemarie Fiore, whose work was on view in October at Von Lintel Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Von Lintel Gallery, New York City
Art — November 29, 2013, 8:00 am
“Untitled,” a photograph by Osamu Yokonami, whose monograph Assembly was self-published last year. Courtesy the artist
Reading Journal — November 27, 2013, 2:03 pm
On the first full translation of a masterwork by Giacomo Leopardi (1798–1837)
Art — November 27, 2013, 8:00 am
Singer Songwriter, a painting by Dana Schutz, whose work is currently on view at the Hepworth Wakefield, in Wakefield, England. Courtesy the artist and Petzel, New York City
Weekly Review — November 26, 2013, 8:00 am
The countries and companies responsible for climate change, nuclear options in Congress and Iran, and the extinction of Darwin's frog
Personal and Otherwise — November 21, 2013, 8:00 am
Interpreting my South American interpreter
Weekly Review — November 19, 2013, 8:00 am
Casualty counts and corruption in the Philippines, protest and repression in Russia, and the usual news from Toronto
Heart of Empire — November 15, 2013, 3:04 pm
Why John Kerry was bested by France and Israel in negotiations with Iran, and how the Obama Administration could get around the U.S. sanctions regime
Official Business — November 15, 2013, 11:53 am
Introducing the Harper’s app
Editor's Note — November 15, 2013, 3:42 am
Colson Whitehead on Las Vegas, Ben Lerner on vandalism as art, and Edwidge Danticat on photographs from Africa
Publisher's Note — November 14, 2013, 5:39 pm
Why more attention should have been paid to terminal tapping at Bloomberg News
Weekly Review — November 12, 2013, 8:00 am
One of the most powerful storms on record strikes the Philippines, the mayor of Toronto has a problem, and cheeseburgers as post-coital couture
Six Questions — November 11, 2013, 8:00 am
Wil S. Hylton on grief, narrative, and the difficulty of recovering a sunken past
Six Questions — November 5, 2013, 1:29 pm
Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell on life inside The Room, the greatest bad movie ever made
Weekly Review — November 5, 2013, 8:00 am
Syria finishes destroying its chemical-weapons facilities, the United States kills the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, and Axe body spray fells eight New York City students
No Comment — November 4, 2013, 5:17 pm
An expert panel concludes that the Pentagon and the CIA ordered physicians to violate the Hippocratic Oath
Average portion of its yearly household expenditures that a South African family will spend on a funeral:
Neuroscientists were hoping to use rat brain waves to find people buried by earthquakes.
Four people were arrested for using a remote-controlled hexacopter to fly two pounds of tobacco to prisoners inside the yard at Calhoun State Prison in Georgia.
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Notes on South Africa’s failed revolution
“I will never know what goes on in your mind, or what that shield of a smile behind which we try to advance should tell us.”