= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1917 / April | View All Issues |

April 1917

Article

611-619 PDF

The safe and useful aeroplane·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An interview with Orville Wright


Poetry

619 PDF

My heart is very quiet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

620-635 PDF

Mr. Timmons tackles life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In three parts (part I)

Fiction

636-640, f640, 641-644 PDF

Laughter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

644 PDF

The great poets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

645-657 PDF

French battle-fields of yesterday·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

658-665 PDF

My plunge into the slums·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

666-670, f670, 671-674, f674, 675-679 PDF

Rods of the law·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

680-688 PDF

A confession of St. Augustine (part I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

688 PDF

The lost paradise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

695-706 PDF

The infant tenderness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

707-714 PDF

What is the matter with the American chemist?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

715-716, f716, 717-720, f720, 721-722 PDF

Nemesis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

723-731 PDF

Black Mardi Gras·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

732-745 PDF

The idealist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

746-749 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

746-749 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

750-752 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

750-752 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

753-756 PDF

Dutchman’s quirk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A New York legend

Editor’s drawer

753-760 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

756 PDF

Just the one·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

756 PDF

All of one mind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

756 PDF

A change for the worse·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

756 PDF

Misdirected energy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

756 PDF

The usual solution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

756 PDF

Hardly fair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

757 PDF

Feminine logic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

757 PDF

Fish scales·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

757 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

757 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

757 PDF

English as she is spoke·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

757 PDF

A quixotic error·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

758 PDF

A voice from the past·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

758 PDF

Richly endowed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

758 PDF

The guilty party·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

758 PDF

An ancient legend·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

758 PDF

A wise child·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

A New-Year reduction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

A necessary delay·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

A grave misapprehension·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

Dangerous proximity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

A change of heart·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

A mother’s recommendation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

759 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

Too far in the lead·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

A far cry·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

Loyalty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

Protecting the natives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

Not a business child·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

760 PDF

No discount·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

610 , 689-694 PDF

A surprise in perspective·

= 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

June 2015

Loitering With Intent

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Polite Coup

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

What Went Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Shooting Down Man the Hunter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Legends of the Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A bond with reality has gone, and sometimes you wonder whether that fosters our feeling that movies are a fleeting art.”
Photograph by Alexander Perrelli
Article
What Went Wrong·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama was presenting himself as a politician who followed the path of least resistance. This is a disturbing confession.”
Photograph by Pete Souza
Article
Surviving a Failed Pregnancy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If this woman — who spent her days studying gray screens for early signs of gestation — could not see my pregnancy, what were the chances that anyone else would?”
Illustration by Leigh Wells
Article
Interesting Facts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“My husband is forty-six. I am forty-five. He does not think that, in my forties, after cancer, chemotherapy, and chemically induced menopause, I can get pregnant again, but sisters, I know my womb. It’s proven.”
Photograph by McNair Evans
Post
Kid Chocolate’s Place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Cuban eyes often look close to tears.”
Illustration by the author

Number of British women killed last fall by lightning conducted through their underwire bras:

2

British women wear heels for fifty-one years on average, from the ages of twelve to sixty-three.

Thousands of employees of McDonald’s protested outside the company’s headquarters near Chicago, demanding their wages be increased to $15 per hour. “I can’t afford any shoes,” said one employee in attendance, “and I want Versace heels.”

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