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WATCH: What Happens When There Are No More Fish?

Posted 07.26.2013 | Green

In the August 2013 issue of Harper's magazine, there's a feature story on "the dismal future of the global fishery." In conjunction with the piece, ph...

After Landing at Heathrow: What to Do Day One?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

The following suggested itinerary is a mix that includes a dash of royalty, avoiding napping, getting exercise and making all my "nesting" purchases so I can start work (or pleasure) on Day two.

Harper's Magazine Publisher Rages Against The Internet For Ruining Publishing

The Providence Journal | Posted 05.13.2012 | Media

John R. MacArthur is publisher of Harper's Magazine and a monthly contributor to The Providence Journal, among other publications. This essay is one o...

Author T. C. Boyle's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.08.2012 | Books
Elana Estrin

Spanning more than 30 years, from the 1970s through the present, and featuring manuscripts, correspondence, professional files and teaching material the archive covers the breadth of T.C. Boyle's prolific career.

She Got It Right: Francine Prose On Why Women Writers Aren't Taken Seriously

Harper's | Posted 08.12.2011 | Women

I’m still asked surprisingly often about “Scent of a Woman’s Ink,” which Harper’s Magazine published more than a decade ago — an essay in ...

A David Foster Wallace Primer

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.15.2011 | Books

If you’re already a David Foster Wallace fan we’re guessing that you won’t need our help pointing out that tomorrow marks the publication of his...

Big Mag Editors Talk About Their Lack Of Women Contributors

blogs.forward.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New Yorker, Harper's, NYRB and TNR Editors on the Dearth of Female Bylines After my post last month about the gender disparity in magazine publishi...

Harper's At War Over Union

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Harper's, the venerable monthly magazine, has been torn asunder over the formation of a union by staffers, New York's Gabriel Sherman reports. The em...

Meditation or Medication? Or Both?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

A decade ago, having recently begun Buddhist meditation practice, I attended a lecture/Q&A with a Tibetan master at a Buddhist center in Hollywood. Th...

Can't Get A Job? Better Get Used To It

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

WASHINGTON D.C. -- "Joblessness is here to stay. One current assessment rates the chances a laid-off worker will ever regain his or her income level a...

Stop Me Before I Click Again

Lisa Solod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Solod

On a recent short getaway I was sitting over breakfast one morning with my friend B, clearly jonesing from both the absence of my netbook and the de...

Harper's Editor Hodge Fired Now Shopping Obama Book Proposal

The Observer | Molly Fischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Just a week after being unceremoniously ousted as the editor of Harper's Magazine, Roger Hodge has a book proposal out on submission from Jin Auh at t...

Guantanamo Detainee Suicides Were Possible Homicides, Military Cover-Up Harper's Reports

Harper's | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. government has long maintained that three Guantánamo prisoners -- Salah Al-Salami (37), from Yemen, and Mani Al-Utaybi (30) and Yasser Al-Za...

Measuring Measurements: Rising GDP in the Great Recession

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

It is so easy in our current political environment to forget that GDP, the unemployment rate, the income tax burden -- a whole slew of measurements -- are freighted with judgments.

Condi Rice's Tortured Macaca Moment

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Rice's recent incident shows the prospects for what we might call a substantive Macaca Moment -- using YouTube and citizen media to scrutinize our leaders on the issues, not gaffes.

I Wish Obama Would Kiss Me

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Blame it on the Year of the Ox - or the year of hugs and kisses, "ox", as I'm calling it. What got me started was seeing how so many commentators are...

Food Allergy Deaths: Less Common Than You Think

Meredith Broussard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Broussard

Only eleven people died from food allergies in 2005, the last year for which we have data available. More people died from lawnmower accidents.

Britney For Smart People! Britney Spears Makes Cover Of The Atlantic

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Via Gawker, we learn that the decline of Britney Spears is the subject of the highbrow academic treatment in the latest Atlantic magazine, after Rolli...