= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1927 / May | View All Issues |

May 1927

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Glory of the dance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

669-681 PDF

The market value of a Paris divorce·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

681 PDF

Destiny·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

682-688 PDF

Men are bad housekeepers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

689-695 PDF

Singing-woman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

703-711 PDF

Modern comfort·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

712-717 PDF

When it happens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

718-725 PDF

The pendulum of politics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

726-733 PDF

The American tourist in Europe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

733 PDF

The end·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

734-741 PDF

Preface to an unwritten novel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

742-750 PDF

A glance at the real Puritans·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

751-756 PDF

Young China marries·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

757-765 PDF

Luck in business·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

766-768 PDF

The first love letter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

766-770 PDF

Two stories·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

768-770 PDF

First love·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

770 PDF

In memory of an artist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

771-779 PDF

Scrapping perfectibility·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

779 PDF

This last sweet city·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

780-785 PDF

The new American bar·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

786-789 PDF

Onward and upward, incorporated·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

791-792 PDF

The tyranny of they·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

793-796 PDF

Newspapers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

793-796 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

797-798 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

798-799 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

799 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

799-800 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

800 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

800 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Frontispiece, 798 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= 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

August 2016

Atlas Aggregated

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Origins of Speech

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four in Verse

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Sigh and a Salute

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four in Prose

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Don the Realtor

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Martin Amis on the rise of Trump, Tom Wolfe on the origins of speech, Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen, fiction by Diane Williams, and more

In Havana, the past year has been marked by a parade of bold-faced names from the north — John Kerry reopening the United States Embassy; Andrew Cuomo bringing a delegation of American business leaders; celebrities ranging from Joe Torre, traveling on behalf of Major League Baseball to oversee an exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team, to Jimmy Buffett, said to be considering opening one of his Margaritaville restaurants there. All this culminated with a three-day trip in March by Barack Obama, the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. But to those who know the city well, perhaps nothing said as much about the transformation of political relations between the United States and Cuba that began in December 2014 as a concert in the Tribuna Antiimperialista.

Illustration by Darrel Rees
Article
Don the Realtor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"If you have ever wondered what it’s like, being a young and avaricious teetotal German-American philistine on the make in Manhattan, then your curiosity will be quenched by The Art of the Deal."
Photograph (detail) © Polly Borland/Exclusive by Getty Images
Article
The Origins of Speech·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"To Chomsky...every child’s language organ could use the 'deep structure,' 'universal grammar,' and 'language acquisition device' he was born with to express what he had to say, no matter whether it came out of his mouth in English or Urdu or Nagamese."
Illustration (detail) by Darrel Rees. Source photograph © Miroslav Dakov/Alamy Live News
Article
A Sigh and a Salute·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Si told me that various paintings had spoken to him, but he wished they had been hung closer together 'so they could talk to each other.' This observation planted a seed that would come to fruition years later in his mature work."
Artwork (detail) by Si Lewen
Article
El Bloqueo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Amid the festivities and the flood of celebrities, it would be easy for Americans to miss that the central plank of the long-standing cold war against Cuba — the economic embargo — remains very much alive and well."
Photograph (detail) by Rose Marie Cromwell

Estimated temperature of Hell, according to two Spanish physicists ‘ interpretation of the Bible:

832°F

The ecosystems around Chernobyl, Ukraine, are now healthier than they were before the nuclear disaster, though radiation levels are still too high for human habitation.

A TSA agent in Seattle was arrested for taking up-skirt photos of women in the airport, a Maryland police officer was arrested for taking up-skirt photos of an off-duty colleague, and the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that taking up-skirt photos is legal in the state.

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