= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1928 / December | View All Issues |

December 1928

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Mademoiselle d’Hennesdal·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

10-16 PDF

Have women changed business?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

17 PDF

Song in spite of myself·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

17 PDF

Two poems·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

17 PDF

Nothing endures·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

18-31 PDF

Idle hands·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

32-41 PDF

The meaning of the Kellogg treaty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

42-49 PDF

A day with Charlie Chaplin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

49 PDF

Observatory·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

50-56 PDF

A family doctor speaks his mind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

56 PDF

Rations·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

57-60 PDF

The girl who tried everything·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

61-69 PDF

Germany after ten years·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

81-92 PDF

A Dante of the barns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

93-100 PDF

The novel in the South·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

101-111 PDF

The education of an American boy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

111 PDF

Webs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

112-118 PDF

The crisis on Broadway·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

119-121 PDF

The voice of the sluggard·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

121-122 PDF

The fall of the house wedding usher·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

122-124 PDF

On being young·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

125-128 PDF

A world that is saved·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

125-128 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

129-130 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

130-131 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

131 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

131 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

131-132 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

132 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

132 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Frontispiece, 130 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

September 2014

Israel and Palestine

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington Is Burning

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On Free Will

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

They Were Awake

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Arab artists take up — and look past — regional politics
“When everyday life regularly throws up images of terror and drama and the technological sublime, how can a photographer compete?”
“Qalandia 2087, 2009,” by Wafa Hourani
Post
“There was torture by the previous regime and by the current Iraqi regime,” Dr. Amin said. “Torture by our Kurdish government, torture by Syrians, torture by the U.S.”
Visiting His Own Grave © Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Article
The Tale of the Tape·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Heroin isn’t the weakness Art Pepper submits to; it’s the passion he revels in.”
Photograph (detail) © Laurie Pepper
Criticism
The Soft-Kill Solution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Policymakers, recognizing the growing influence of civil disobedience and riots on the direction of the nation, had already begun turning to science for a response."
Illustration by Richard Mia
New Books
New Books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

 
“Almond insists that watching football does more than feed an appetite for violence. It’s a kind of modern-day human sacrifice, and it makes us more likely to go to war.”
Photograph by Harold Edgerton

Chance that a movie script copyrighted in the U.S. before 1925 was written by a woman:

1 in 2

Engineers funded by the United States military were working on electrical brain implants that will enable the creation of remote-controlled sharks.

Malaysian police were seeking fifteen people who appeared in an online video of the Malaysia-International Nude Sports Games 2014 Extravaganza, and Spanish police fined six Swiss tourists conducting an orgy in the back of a moving van for not wearing their seatbelts.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today