= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1901 / October | View All Issues |

October 1901

Article

672-679 PDF

The Hotel of the Beautiful Star·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

680-681 PDF

The grave’s compass·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

688-696 PDF

The hills of Habersham·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

696-700 PDF

“In lovers’ land”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

700 PDF

Life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

701-711 PDF

His wife. A story in three parts (part II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

711 PDF

The child eternal·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

718-726 PDF

King custom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

727-732 PDF

The new psychology·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

733-740 PDF

Distinctly a plight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

741-744 PDF

The trial path·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

744 PDF

Dream and a day·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

745-750 PDF

Glimpses of the Great Plateau·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

779-784 PDF

Joe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

785-787 PDF

Babes in the woods·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

787 PDF

The last meeting·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

788-790 PDF

The little girl who should have been a boy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

807-821 PDF

The Beldonald Holbein·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

821 PDF

Baby stars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A child’s song

Editor’s easy chair

822-827 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

822-827 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

827-830 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

827-830 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

831-833 PDF

Pinkerton’s nightmare·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

831-838 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

834 PDF

Les enfants francais·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

834, 836 PDF

A new way to pay old debts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

835 PDF

The rabbit–an imitation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

836 PDF

A jovial luminary·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

836-837 PDF

A neglected obligation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

837 PDF

In childhood’s happy hour·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

838 PDF

An entomological lyric·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean
Article
The Quietest Place in the Universe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Gaitskell and his colleagues are approaching the revelation of a new order, a new universe, in which even light will be known differently, and darkness as well.”
Painting by Sebastiaan Bremer
Article
The Test of Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“One by one his books dismantle the idea that art consoles, that art contains truths, that art expresses the soul. He insists on the artificiality and createdness of his narratives.”
Article
Saving the Whale, Again·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“While the other Wall Street behemoths are currently tapering their derivatives trading, Citi has been expanding its own.”
Illustration by Ross MacDonald
[Browsings]
On Broadway·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph by the author

Chance that an American would give up at least one week of life to avoid taking a pill every day:

1 in 3

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A pair of Russian film directors asked President Vladimir Putin to invest $18 million in a new restaurant chain intended to drive McDonald’s out of the Russian market. “Every project these days,” a Russian television personality said of the proposal, “must be smothered in patriotic sauce.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today