= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1881 / September | View All Issues |

Poetry

483-484 PDF

The little kings and queens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

484-498 PDF

The English at the sea-side·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

499-500 PDF

To-morrow at ten. A Newport idyl·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

501-518 PDF

Summering among the Thousand Isles·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

518-521 PDF

The widow Lee’s son Will·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

522-535 PDF

The girls’ sketching camp·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

535-550 PDF

An old fort, and what came of it·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

550-551 PDF

On Star Island·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

552-556 PDF

The framing and hanging of pictures·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

559-572 PDF

Anne (chaps. XVIII-XIX)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

572-578 PDF

Wheat fields of the Northwest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

578-591 PDF

At Deacon Twombly’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

591-603 PDF

The German empire·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

603-608 PDF

The chances of war, and how one was missed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

608 PDF

The chamber of silence·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

624-625 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

624-629 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

625-626 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

626-628 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

628-629 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s literary record

629-635 PDF

Editor’s literary record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s literary record

629-635 PDF

Editor’s literary record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s historical record

636 PDF

Editor’s historical record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

637 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

637 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

637 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

637-638 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

637-639 PDF

Orlando and January.–In ten scenes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

637-640 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

638 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

638-640 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

640 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Editor’s drawer

640 PDF

The first baby·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

640 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

640 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

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

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The End of Retirement·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“For those riding the economy’s outermost edge, adaptation may now mean giving up what full-time RV dwellers call ‘stick houses’ to hit the road and seek work.”
Photograph (detail) © Max Whittaker
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author
Article
The Octopus and Its Grandchildren·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On Stanford University’s origins and vision
“The pervasive fantasy that Silicon Valley doesn’t need the government obscures the role of that government in funding much of the research that built it.”
Photograph © Sallie Dean Shatz
Post
God Lives on Lemon Street·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Bethel was Oz-like for me. I mean that with all the awe, utter hopefulness, and mythic fear with which Dorothy and her friends had approached that magical city.”
Photograph (detail) ©© Clemens v. Vogelson (Flickr)
Article
Francis and the Nuns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A year and a half into his papacy, Pope Francis is looking an awful lot like his predecessors.”
Photograph (detail) © Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Ratio of the top weekly fee paid a Munchkin in 1939′s The Wizard of Oz to the weekly fee paid for Toto:

4:5

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

The Japanese artist Rokudenashiko was arrested for distributing 3D-printer schematics of her vagina in exchange for donations intended for the construction of a kayak.

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