= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1914 / September | View All Issues |

September 1914

Fiction

488, 553-558, f558, 559-565 PDF

The turmoil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A novel (chaps. VI-VIII)


Article

489-497 PDF

The romantic voyage of Polly Jefferson·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

498-500, f500, 501-507 PDF

Miss Clara’s Perseus (a story in two parts–I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

508-521 PDF

Booked through·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

522-527 PDF

Ranny discovers America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

528-535 PDF

Her own life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

536-546, f546, 547 PDF

American holidays·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Springs and mountains

Fiction

548-552 PDF

Denis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

565 PDF

Exile·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

566-574 PDF

Positive electricity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

575-587 PDF

Gallant age·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

588, f588, 589-590, f590, 591-592 PDF

A rebellious grandmother·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

593-603 PDF

In an old-time state capital (first paper)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

604-614 PDF

George’s client·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

615-622 PDF

New Americans·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

623-633 PDF

Settling Ophelia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

634-637 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

634-637 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

638-640 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

638-640 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

641-644 PDF

Buying theater tickets (a monologue)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

641-648 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

Li’l’ sompfin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Then he turned around·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Nine points of the law·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

The coonskin cap·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Hibernian·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

The first laugh was the last·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Forewarned·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Of course she knew·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

He went·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

Didn’t like the sign·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

No great feat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

The opening of the canal·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

A family affair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

Not a bath robe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 PDF

A slight mistake·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 PDF

A diplomatic rebuke·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 PDF

Practising·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 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

Post
“From the nerd squabbles of Internet discussion threads rose an urban legend that culminated in a film that hinges on digging through my town’s trash.”
Illustration (detail) by Timothy Taranto
Article
Return of the Strongman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began, Egypt seems poised to become its burial ground.”
Photograph (detail) © Ahmed Ismail / Getty Images
Article
The Seductive Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The world’s leaders were moved by a populace fused into a forward phalanx, were shaken by a tidal wave of militancy jubilantly united.”
Photograph courtesy Mary Evans Picture Library
Article
Me, Myself, and Id·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The one defining trait of the narcissist is that it’s always someone else.
Painting (detail) by Gianni Dagli Orti
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

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

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

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

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