= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1926 / April | View All Issues |

April 1926

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

The captain, the cook, and the first mate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

531-539 PDF

Will science destroy religion?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

540-548 PDF

What Babbitt won’t talk about·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

548 PDF

Buttercup days·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

549-557 PDF

The nurse·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

565-572 PDF

Notes on women in business·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Religion and life

573-577 PDF

The desire for immortality·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

578-585 PDF

The anatomy of jazz·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

586-597 PDF

What shall we educate for? An inquiry into fundamentals·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

599-607 PDF

Eblis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

608-617 PDF

The crime against the West·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

617 PDF

Taliessin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

622-626 PDF

This business of wifehood·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

626 PDF

The second wife·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

627-634 PDF

Partners·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

644-649 PDF

A drop of water·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

650-652 PDF

The code of the caravans·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

652 PDF

The innocent bystander·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

653-654 PDF

In defense of Peter Bell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

655-658 PDF

Meringues on the garbarge·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

655-658 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

659-660 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

661 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

661 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

661 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

661-662 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Frontispiece, 660 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“Don sucked the last of his drink through his straw and licked his lips. 'The coast, to me, is more interesting than the valley.'”
Photograph by the author
Article
Fred Morton, who died this week in Vienna, at the age of 90, was a longtime contributor to Harper's Magazine and a good friend. "Othello's Son," which was listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013, appeared in our September 2013 issue.
Photograph © Alex Gotfryd/CORBIS
Article
Beyond the Broken Window·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“By the time Bratton left the department, in 2009, Los Angeles had quietly become the most spied-on city in America.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean
Article
The Quietest Place in the Universe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Gaitskell and his colleagues are approaching the revelation of a new order, a new universe, in which even light will be known differently, and darkness as well.”
Painting by Sebastiaan Bremer

Number of African countries with vaccination rates higher than that of the United States:

16

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A farmer in Surrey, England, was ordered by the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council to tear down his cannon-equipped castle, which he had built secretly and then concealed behind hay bales.

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