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Official Business — June 25, 2014, 8:00 am

Garry Winogrand at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A retrospective exhibition from June 27 to September 21 in New York City

Albuquerque, New Mexico (1957), gelatin silver print by Garry Winogrand Courtesy the Museum of Modern Art, New York © The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Official Business — May 23, 2014, 2:57 pm

The Harper’s Magazine Android App Is Here

Introducing the Harper’s Android app

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Official Business — November 15, 2013, 11:53 am

Harper’s Magazine Now Available for iOS (and Soon for Android!)

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Official Business — October 23, 2013, 3:00 pm

Steve Mumford and Lawrence Douglas at Postmasters Gallery in New York City

Join us Saturday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m.

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Official Business — July 31, 2013, 1:25 pm

Sleeping with Harper’s Magazine: An Event at McNally Jackson in Manhattan

Please join us at McNally Jackson Books on Wednesday, July 31, at 7 p.m. for Sleeping With Harper’s Magazine: Authors in search of a good night’s rest.

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Official Business — May 10, 2013, 3:00 pm

Lydia Davis at the Frieze Art Fair

New York–area readers, please join Readings editor Emily Stokes and author Lydia Davis on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Frieze New York art fair on Randall’s Island.

Official Business — April 3, 2013, 2:14 pm

Harper’s Shortlisted for Four 2013 National Magazine Awards

Our thanks and congratulations to the contributors honored for their work for Harper’s Magazine in 2012.

Official Business — March 21, 2013, 9:00 am

Susan Wides at Kim Foster Gallery in NYC

The exhibition Susan Wides: All the Worlds, which includes photography that accompanied “Some Assembly Required” (Harper’s Magazine, February 2012), opens tonight at Kim Foster Gallery.

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Official Business — March 18, 2013, 11:04 am

The Middlebrow: A Panel Discussion at the New School

A discussion with critics Ruth Franklin, Christine Smallwood, and Jennifer Szalai on Wednesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m.

Official Business — March 15, 2013, 9:18 pm

New Puzzles Page on Harpers.org

Puzzlers are invited to visit harpers.org/puzzles

Puzzle

Official Business — February 8, 2013, 4:34 pm

Samuel James at the Half King in New York City

Please join photographer Samuel James and Harper’s Magazine art director Stacey D. Clarkson on Tuesday, February 12, for a discussion of James’s work.

Oil Refiner, Nigeria, by Samuel James

Official Business — January 30, 2013, 2:49 pm

Should Critics Be Harsh?: A Panel Discussion at the New School

Please join Harper’s Magazine associate editor Christopher Beha at the New School on Monday, February 4, for a panel discussion on the role of critics.

Official Business — January 11, 2013, 12:20 pm

New York Readers: Joshua Cohen, Rivka Galchen, and Heidi Julavits at McNally Jackson

Join us at McNally Jackson on Tuesday, January 15, at 7:00 p.m.

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Official Business — November 30, 2012, 5:49 pm

A Discussion with John R. MacArthur and Thomas Frank on the Obama Mandate and the Future of the Left

Join Harper’s publisher John R. MacArthur and columnist Thomas Frank at the New York Society for Ethical Culture on Tuesday, December 4

Official Business — November 5, 2012, 11:23 am

On Victoria Collier’s “How to Rig an Election”

Our November cover feature is now available to all readers. You can find and share it here.

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Official Business — October 18, 2012, 11:16 am

Welcome to the New Harpers.org

A website, revised

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Official Business — June 26, 2012, 4:33 pm

A Discussion with Thomas Frank in Washington, D.C.

Please join Harper’s Magazine columnist and best-selling author Thomas Frank for a discussion about Super PACs and the corrupting influence of money in politics this Thursday. Frank will also sign copies of his most recent book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right. Details: Thursday, June 28 Noon to 1 P.M. Books-A-Million 11 DuPont Circle, N.W. [map]   RSVP on Facebook here. For questions and media queries, contact Jason Chupick at jason@harpers.org.

Official Business — June 15, 2012, 5:19 pm

Thomas Frank on Moyers & Company

On the latest episode of Moyers & Company, “Dark Money in Politics,” Harper’s Magazine contributing editor Thomas Frank discussed the corrupting force of money on Washington, D.C.:   More on the effects of unfettered campaign contributions made through Super PACs can be found in Frank’s April 2012 cover story, “It’s a Rich Man’s World: How billionaire backers pick America’s candidates.”

Official Business — May 29, 2012, 4:24 pm

Harper’s Summer Web Internship

Dear Readers, We’re looking for a summer web intern. The term is flexible, but will begin toward the end of June and run until at least the end of August. Applications are due by midnight on June 11. This will be an excellent time to be at the magazine, as we’re relaunching Harpers.org in the fall—you’ll have plenty of opportunity to learn and be involved. You’ll be working closely with one of our associate editors to prepare for the relaunch, delving into an archive that features David Foster Wallace, Elif Batuman, John Jeremiah Sullivan, Barbara Ehrenreich, Alice Munro, William Faulkner, …

Official Business — January 6, 2012, 4:57 pm

Thomas Frank on The Rachel Maddow Show

On Thursday, January 5, Harper’s Magazine contributing editor Thomas Frank appeared on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss his latest book, Pity The Billionaire, and the improbable rise of right-wing economic fundamentalism following the financial crisis:  

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