= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1918 / October | View All Issues |

October 1918

Article

601-607 PDF

Great Britain’s eastern ventures·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

607 PDF

The healing of the world·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

Frontispiece, 608-612, f612, 613-617 PDF

The River Road·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

618-631 PDF

Watching the Russian army die·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

632-647 PDF

The migratory Moncktons·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

648-654 PDF

A defense of the spinster·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

655-656 PDF

A call upon every citizen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

656 PDF

Autumn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

illustration

657-664 PDF

The greatest shipyard in the world·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Building our new merchant marine at Hog Island

Article

665-676 PDF

A writer’s recollections (part IX)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

676 PDF

The chalice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

677-683 PDF

Solving the problem of the submarine·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

684-686, f687, 687-690, f690, 691 PDF

The fire unquenchable·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

698-708 PDF

Uncivil government·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

716-724 PDF

The Chicago of China·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

725-733 PDF

The little family·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

734-736 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

734-736 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

737-740 PDF

An adventure in decoration·

= 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

741 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

A sharp distinction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

His limit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

Conservation in the nursery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

Biding her time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

Preferred the old version·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

741 PDF

A rapid grower·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

Fame·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

A father’s advice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

Getting it straight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

742 PDF

Beef conservation·

= 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

743 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

Shrecklichkeit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

On the pay-roll·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

743 PDF

Labor in heaven·

= 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

744 PDF

Friendly inquiries·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

744 PDF

Rival heroes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

744 PDF

Neglected to use his privilege·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

744 PDF

His birthday gift·

= 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

February 2017

Remainers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

JB & FD

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Blood and Soil

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Grim Fairy Tale

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Trump: A Resister’s Guide

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Little Things

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Post
Illustration (detail) by Steve Brodner
Article
The Patient War·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Photograph (detail) © Andrew Quilty/Oculi/Redux
Article
Little Things·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Photograph (detail) of miniatures by Lori DeBacker by Thomas Allen
Article
Blood and Soil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch

Minutes after a tornado hit Shiloh, Illinois, in April that the town’s warning siren sounded:

30

A bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles was found in northwestern China; and a spokesman for the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that “this is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles ever found.”

Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, announced that he has ordered the country’s navy and coast guard to bomb the ships of kidnappers even if civilian hostages are on board.

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