= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1929 / February | View All Issues |

February 1929

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Ruby Green singing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

265-274 PDF

This hard-boiled era·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

275-289 PDF

The mother of a champion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

289 PDF

Lonely things·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

290-300 PDF

Is America a Christian country?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

300 PDF

The sowers (variation on a theme of George Sterling’s)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

301-311 PDF

Florentine Diana·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

311 PDF

Apparition·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

312-319 PDF

Ladies and lawlessness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

320-330 PDF

Prospects for peace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

331-337 PDF

Success; and how it comes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

338-344 PDF

These ultraviolet rays·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

345-351 PDF

Why hold back the children?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

352-355 PDF

Beans for two·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

356-366 PDF

The chain-store mind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reflections of a shopkeeper

Article

367-374 PDF

Where yellow rules white·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

374 PDF

Knights Templar·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

375-381 PDF

Fra Angelico and the cabin passenger·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

382-384 PDF

In defense of millionaires·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

384-387 PDF

Indoor motoring·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

387-388 PDF

The decay of conversation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

389-392 PDF

Money, men, and problems·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

389-392 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

393-394 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Frontispiece, 394-395 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

395 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

395-396 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

396 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

396 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
“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
On Free Will·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Philosophers have labored for more than two thousand years to explain consciousness. Innocent of biology, however, they have for the most part gotten nowhere.”
Collage (detail) by Frederick Sommer
Post
Introducing the September 2014 Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

 
Where Israel and Palestine can go from here, Washington D.C.’s enduring legacy of racial strife, Edward O. Wilson on free will, and more
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
Article
Israel and Palestine·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Israel believes it needs to make a wall eight meters high between us and them, let them have it eighty meters high. Under one condition: It has to be on the international border.”
Photograph (detail) © Ali Jadallah / APA Images / ZUMA Wire

Chances that an applicant to a U.S. police force in 1992 was found to be “overly aggressive” on psychological tests:

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