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Personal and Otherwise — June 19, 2013, 9:00 am
The author writes about the inspiration for “May I Touch Your Hair?” (July 2013)
Weekly Review — June 18, 2013, 8:00 am
The U.S. offers military aid to the Syrian opposition, Turkey clears protesters from Gezi Park, and oculolinctus enthusiast Elektrika Energias speaks
Précis — June 17, 2013, 8:00 am
“There was no country more in the thrall of commercial banking and paper wealth. . . . All this helped explain why no one in Iceland seemed worried about building an economy on water, not when the last one had been built on air.”
Harper's Finest — June 14, 2013, 12:25 pm
Advice for parents about raising their sons
Editor's Note — June 13, 2013, 2:39 pm
A global-warming get-rich-quick scheme, a magic-mushroom murder, and more
Art — June 13, 2013, 10:06 am
The Visit, by Kim Dorland, whose work was featured in the Readings section of our June 2013 issue. Ghosts of You and Me, an exhibition of Dorland's paintings, is on view through June 8 at Mike Weiss Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Mike Weiss Gallery, New York City
Weekly Review — June 11, 2013, 8:00 am
Big Barack is watching, Turkish winter is coming, and Sunday Swett is winning
Art — June 10, 2013, 8:00 am
The Cinco Estrelas encampment in northern Mato Grosso, where residents are fighting to gain access to land granted them by the Brazilian government. Photograph © Nadia Shira Cohen, whose work from Mato Grosso accompanied “Promised Land,” by Glenn Cheney, in our June 2013 issue.
Art — June 8, 2013, 11:48 am
Timberline Lodge, a building on the south side of Oregon’s Mount Hood that served as the exterior for the Overlook Hotel, annotated with Stanley Kubrick’s instructions to the crew of The Shining. © The Stanley Kubrick Estate. Courtesy TASCHEN/The Stanley Kubrick Archives
Heart of Empire — June 6, 2013, 1:24 pm
The military–industrial–congressional complex bullies the F-35 Lightning II into Burlington
Weekly Review — June 4, 2013, 8:00 am
Tension in Turkey, storm-chasing tragedy in Oklahoma, and auf Wiedersehen to Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz
Art — June 3, 2013, 8:00 am
A tree on the grounds of the Gillis W. Long National Guard facility, formerly the Louisiana Leper Home, in Carville, Louisiana. Wet-plate collodion photograph © Lisa Elmaleh, from a series that accompanied “The Separating Sickness,” by Rebecca Solnit, in the June 2013 issue.
Art — May 31, 2013, 8:00 am
Men carry a painting in Shenzhen’s Dafen neighborhood. Dafen’s artists produce original works as well as millions of inexpensive reproductions, which are sold to hotels around the world. Photograph © Tomas van Houtryve/VII, whose work from Shenzhen accompanied “Instant City,” by Nicolai Ouroussoff, in the June 2013 issue.
Honors — May 30, 2013, 8:00 am
Harper's Finest — May 29, 2013, 3:57 pm
Celebrate (or lament) the 460th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks by reading a brief history of the end of time according to the differing accounts of various parties.
Art — May 29, 2013, 8:00 am
Grand Central: Inside/Outside, a mixed-media work on paper by Olive Ayhens, was featured in the Readings section of our June issue. It was selected by New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority as part of its Arts for Transit and Urban Design program, and will be on view as a poster in subways and train stations throughout the city.
Weekly Review — May 28, 2013, 8:00 am
Obama calls for an end to the “war on terror,” tensions grow in Europe, and a Filipino with forty-one names
Six Questions — May 24, 2013, 8:00 am
Anna Badkhen on life in rural Afghanistan and the friction between violence and beauty
Browsings — May 23, 2013, 9:00 am
Tracing the Holocaust-Symbol Theory of The Shining
Harper's Finest — May 21, 2013, 3:09 pm
The looming collapse of agriculture on the Great Plains
Percentage by which the risk of type 2 diabetes increases for every two hours a day that a person watches television:
Two bottled ghosts—of an old man and a young girl—were sold at auction in New Zealand.
The practice of sexualized eyeball licking was causing conjunctivitis in Japanese sixth graders.
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