= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1928 / January | View All Issues |

January 1928

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

My family·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

139 PDF

Salome·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

140-152 PDF

Boston·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notes on a barbarian invasion

Fiction

153-161 PDF

Murder·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

162-171 PDF

This two-headed monster–the family·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

172-176 PDF

Our racial amnesia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

177-181 PDF

The eyes of compassion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

182-190 PDF

Farewell to pedagogy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

191-198 PDF

The “blond” Eskimos·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

199-210 PDF

An old master–unknown·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

211-219 PDF

Naval parity? The outlook after Geneva·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

220-225 PDF

On American leisure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

225 PDF

To a cat, purring·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

226-236 PDF

Meat (part III)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

236 PDF

The sanctimonious·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

237-242 PDF

The politics of a man of letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

242 PDF

To a contemporary·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

243-251 PDF

Science and the wealth of nations·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

254-255 PDF

“The hot bath”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

255-256 PDF

“On dedications to wives”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

257-260 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

257-260 PDF

War memorials·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

261-263 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

263-264 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

264 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

264 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

264 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

264 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Frontispiece, 263 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

March 2015

A Sage in Harlem

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Man Stopped

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Spy Who Fired Me

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Giving Up the Ghost

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Invisible and Insidious

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

[Browsings]
William Powell published The Anarchist Cookbook in 1971. He spent the next four decades fighting to take it out of print.
“The book has hovered like an awkward question on the rim of my consciousness for years.”
© JP Laffont/Sygma/Corbis
Article
The Fourth Branch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Both the United States and the Soviet Union saw student politics as a proxy battleground for their rivalry.”
Photograph © Gerald R. Brimacombe/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images
Article
Giving Up the Ghost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Stories about past lives help explain this life — they promise a root structure beneath the inexplicable soil of what we see and live and know, what we offer one another.”
Illustration by Steven Dana
Article
The Spy Who Fired Me·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In industry after industry, this data collection is part of an expensive, high-tech effort to squeeze every last drop of productivity from corporate workforces.”
Illustration by John Ritter
Article
Invisible and Insidious·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Wherever we are, radiation finds and damages us, at best imperceptibly.”
Photograph © 2011 Massimo Mastrorillo and Donald Weber/VII

Number of U.S. congressional districts in which trade with China has produced more jobs than it has cost:

1

Young bilingual children who learned one language first are likelier than monolingual children and bilingual children who learned languages simultaneously to say that a dog adopted by owls will hoot.

An Oklahoma legislative committee voted to defund Advanced Placement U.S. History courses, accusing the curriculum of portraying the United States as “a nation of oppressors and exploiters.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Driving Mr. Albert

By

He could be one of a million beach-bound, black-socked Florida retirees, not the man who, by some odd happenstance of life, possesses the brain of Albert Einstein — literally cut it out of the dead scientist's head.

Subscribe Today