= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1900 / January | View All Issues |

January 1900

Article

171-185 PDF

The right hand of the continent·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

Frontispiece, 186-207 PDF

Eleanor (chaps. I-II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

208 PDF

Sonnet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

208 PDF

Chacun à son bon goût·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

208 PDF

Two poems·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

209-216 PDF

The station in Nancy Maguire’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

217-222 PDF

Asmodeus in the quarters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

223-234 PDF

Mount Sarmiento·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

234 PDF

Dusk and dawn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

235-244 PDF

Twenty minutes for refreshments·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

245-256 PDF

Where East and West meet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

256-267 PDF

Brothers to saints·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story from Sakhalin

Fiction

267-271 PDF

A failure of justice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

272-283 PDF

An Indian jewel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

284-292 PDF

Siberia. II.–The occupation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

293-304 PDF

The British system of colonial government·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

304-310 PDF

British and Dutch in South Africa·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

320 PDF

Whilomville stories. VI.–Shame·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

326-332 PDF

The drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

329 PDF

The golfer’s calendar·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

330 PDF

An adventure of mystery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

331 PDF

Time for new resolutions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

332 PDF

Progress·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2017

American Duce

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Prayer’s Chance

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Bee-Brained

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Mothers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Facing the Furies

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The New Climate

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Snowden’s Box·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Illustration (detail) by Taylor Callery
Post
The Forty-Fifth President·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Article
A Prayer’s Chance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Photograph (detail) by Robin Hammond/NOOR
Article
Bee-Brained·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Illustration (detail) by Eda Akaltun. Source photograph of Jairam Hathwar at the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee © Pete Marovich/UPI/Newscom
Article
My First Car·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Illustration by Katherine Streeter

Percentage of Russians who believe the West is attempting “to weaken Russia with its economic advice”:

54

African elephants can distinguish the gender, age, and ethnicity of a human speaker from voice alone.

Three bodies were tossed from a low-flying plane in the Sinaloa state of Mexico.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today