= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1924 / August | View All Issues |

August 1924

illustration

Front cover PDF

Princesse de Condé as Diana·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

289-304 PDF

The girl in the tree·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

304 PDF

Youth asks·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

305-310 PDF

You cannot buy it all·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

311-322 PDF

The weather breeder·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

323-335 PDF

‘Lijah·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

335 PDF

Reverberation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

336 PDF

Smoke blue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Frontispiece, 337-346 PDF

Is the young person coming back?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

346 PDF

Aftermath·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

347-352 PDF

Trumpery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

352 PDF

An Alpine village·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

353-362 PDF

Circus folks are folks·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

363 PDF

The dark (to be read to a child)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

364-372 PDF

The Bible and common sense·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

2. The inspiration of the Bible

Article

373-384 PDF

Bare souls. V·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Gustave Flaubert

Poetry

384 PDF

Since you passed by·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

386-392 PDF

An oceanic volcano·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

393-410 PDF

Julie Cane·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A novel (part VI, chaps. XXX-XXXIII)

The lion’s mouth

411-414 PDF

Pounds, shillings and pence·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

415 PDF

The partial post·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

416 PDF

As the crow flies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

417-420 PDF

What ails contemporary life?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

417-420 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

421 PDF

The old, old quarrel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

421-422 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

422 PDF

An early record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

422 PDF

By request·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

422 PDF

Shifting the responsibility·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

422 PDF

A big-game mystery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

422 PDF

Past performances·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 385 PDF

Princesse de Condé as Diana by Jean Marc Nattier·

= 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

December 2016

Standing Rock Speaks

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Prose by Any Other Name

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The New Red Scare

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Separated at Birth

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Priest in the Trees

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Lightness

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
With Child·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"She glanced across the waiting room at a television playing a birth-control ad and laughed darkly. 'Jesus, Lord, it would be so nice if someone just pushed me down a flight of stairs.'"
Photograph (detail) by Lara Shipley
Article
Swat Team·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"As we shall see, for the sort of people who write and edit the opinion pages of the Post, there was something deeply threatening about Sanders and his political views."
Illustration (detail) by John Ritter
Article
Escape from The Caliphate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"When Matti invited me on a tour of the neighborhood, I asked about security. 'The message has already been passed to ISIS that you’re here,' he said. 'But don’t worry. I guarantee I could bring even you in and out of the Islamic State.'"
Photograph (detail) by Alice Martins
Article
In This One·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"She glanced across the waiting room at a television playing a birth-control ad and laughed darkly. 'Jesus, Lord, it would be so nice if someone just pushed me down a flight of stairs.'"
Illustration (detail) by Shonagh Rae
Article
“Don’t Touch My Medicare!”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Medicare’s popularity, however, comes with almost no understanding of what the program is and how it works."
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch

Amount of sunscreen Bob Dole uses:

0

A study of wheat prices suggested that sunspots influence crop success.

Hundreds of Viagra pills were found in the office of the South Korean president, who is a woman; North Korean leader Kim Jong-un asked his country’s scientists to develop a cure for sexual dysfunction using snake extracts, mushrooms, and sea urchins.

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