= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1930 / May | View All Issues |

May 1930

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Flirt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

677-685 PDF

Come day, go day·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

686-695 PDF

The futility of farm relief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

696-704 PDF

Master builder·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

705-711 PDF

Our substitute lives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

720-724 PDF

Why is modern youth cynical?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

725-732 PDF

Rhapsody in mauve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

733-739 PDF

Religion in Russia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

740-748 PDF

Fisherman’s luck·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

749-756 PDF

Two childhoods·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

766-774 PDF

Can we extend the life span?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

774 PDF

Wind horses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

778-780 PDF

The weekend complex·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

781-784 PDF

Has religion gone to grass?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

781-784 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

785-786 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

786-787 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

787 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

787-788 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

788 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

788 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