= 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 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

June 2015

Loitering With Intent

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Polite Coup

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

What Went Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Shooting Down Man the Hunter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

[Browsings]
“Here, a long finger of snow replaced by gray patches of dirt and rock; there, a grayish blob of ice the texture of corduroy, where once a vibrant white patch of snow lay.”
Photograph by the author
Article
Legends of the Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A bond with reality has gone, and sometimes you wonder whether that fosters our feeling that movies are a fleeting art.”
Photograph by Alexander Perrelli
Article
What Went Wrong·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama was presenting himself as a politician who followed the path of least resistance. This is a disturbing confession.”
Photograph by Pete Souza
Article
Surviving a Failed Pregnancy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If this woman — who spent her days studying gray screens for early signs of gestation — could not see my pregnancy, what were the chances that anyone else would?”
Illustration by Leigh Wells
Article
Interesting Facts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“My husband is forty-six. I am forty-five. He does not think that, in my forties, after cancer, chemotherapy, and chemically induced menopause, I can get pregnant again, but sisters, I know my womb. It’s proven.”
Photograph by McNair Evans

Number of British women killed last fall by lightning conducted through their underwire bras:

2

British women wear heels for fifty-one years on average, from the ages of twelve to sixty-three.

Thousands of employees of McDonald’s protested outside the company’s headquarters near Chicago, demanding their wages be increased to $15 per hour. “I can’t afford any shoes,” said one employee in attendance, “and I want Versace heels.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today