= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1917 / October | View All Issues |

October 1917

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

“Heart on her lips, and soul within her eyes”–Byron·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

607 PDF

Bois-Ã?toilé·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

608-620 PDF

The colonel volunteers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

620 PDF

The shell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

621-630 PDF

Where glaciers feed the apple roots·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

631-632, f632, 633-636, f636, 637 PDF

None so blind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

638-647 PDF

Mark Twain’s letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

648-661 PDF

The camel from home·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

669-680 PDF

Millward·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

681-693 PDF

At the ocean cross-roads·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

693 PDF

Half-loaves·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

694-699 PDF

The myth of Anglo-American antipathies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

699 PDF

The ghost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

700-706 PDF

The feather-bed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

707-716 PDF

Diplomatic days in Mexico (second paper)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

717-718, f718, 719-720, f720, 721-722 PDF

Miss Barcy’s Waterloo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

723-729 PDF

Solving the problem of infant mortality·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

730--734 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

730--734 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

735-736 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

735-736 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

737-739 PDF

The journey (a monologue)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

737-744 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

740 PDF

“Saved! A sail at last”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

740 PDF

Better than he knew·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

740 PDF

Her choice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

The bird·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

A recommendation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

Thought he dreamed it·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

A diplomat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

My precious darling·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

A wise urchin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

Scientific management·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

A practical suitor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

A modern fable·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

By correspondence·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

Unhealthy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

A reasonable request·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

744 PDF

Doing his bit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

744 PDF

The mouse·

= 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 2016

Unhackable

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American Imperium

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fighting Chance

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Front Runner

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Habits of Highly Cynical People

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Elisabeth Zerofsky on Marine Le Pen, Paul Wachter on the quest for an unhackable email, Rebecca Solnit on cynical people, Andrew J. Bacevich on truth and fiction in the age of war, Samuel James photographs E.P.L. soccer, a story by Vince Passaro, and more

I sat in a taxi with Emma and her son, Stak, all three bodies muscled into the rear seat, and the boy checked the driver’s I.D. and immediately began to speak to the man in an unrecognizable language.

I conferred quietly with Emma, who said he was studying Pashto, privately, in his spare time. Afghani, she said, to enlighten me further.

Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Front Runner·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The F.N. asked to be sent to an institution whose legitimacy it did not accept, and French voters rewarded the party with first place in the election."
Illustration (detail) by Matthew Richardson
Memoir
I Am Your Conscious, I Am Love·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A paean 2 Prince
"And one thinks, Looking into Prince's eyes must be like looking at the world."
Photo ©© PeterTea
Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"As wacky as it sometimes appears on the surface, American politics has an amazing stability and continuity about it."
Article
Plexiglass·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I sat in a taxi with Emma and her son, Stak, all three bodies muscled into the rear seat, and the boy checked the driver’s I.D. and immediately began to speak to the man in an unrecognizable language.

I conferred quietly with Emma, who said he was studying Pashto, privately, in his spare time. Afghani, she said, to enlighten me further.

Photograph (detail) by Karine Laval

Amount a Russian man was fined last October for delivering a pizza by drone:

$1,092

In Argentina, chalk-browed mockingbirds had stopped trying to rid their nests of shiny cowbirds’ parasitic eggs.

In Damascus, Islamic State militants abducted more than 300 cement-factory workers.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Mississippi Drift

By

Matt was happy enough to sustain himself on the detritus of a world he saw as careening toward self-destruction, and equally happy to scam a government he despised. 'I’m glad everyone’s so wasteful,' he told me. 'It supports my lifestyle.'

Subscribe Today