= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1930 / December | View All Issues |

December 1930

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

North Country·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

1-3 PDF

Sonnets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2, 4 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4, 6, 8 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

4-14 PDF

Miniature golf to the rescue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

15-21 PDF

The showman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story

Article

22-33 PDF

What is this communism?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Drama

45-49 PDF

How come Christmas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A modern morality

Poetry

49 PDF

Otherworld·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

50-59 PDF

Detroit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Utopia on wheels

Article

72-80 PDF

Mistakes of moralists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

81-86 PDF

Water never hurt a man·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story

Poetry

86 PDF

The room·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

87-92 PDF

Blind alley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

93-100 PDF

The sex taboo at Puka-Puka·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

100 PDF

Finality·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

101-110 PDF

The limitations of the expert·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

110 PDF

White Christmas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

111-120 PDF

Men in women’s colleges·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

121-123 PDF

Opus four, number seven·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

123-124 PDF

Thumbs up·

= 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.

Editor’s easy chair

125-128 PDF

Guessing the future·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

128 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Frontispiece, 4 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

8 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

May 2016

Fighting Chance

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Front Runner

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Habits of Highly Cynical People

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Unhackable

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American Imperium

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Elisabeth Zerofsky on Marine Le Pen, Paul Wachter on the quest for an unhackable email, Rebecca Solnit on cynical people, Andrew J. Bacevich on truth and fiction in the age of war, Samuel James photographs E.P.L. soccer, a story by Vince Passaro, and more

I sat in a taxi with Emma and her son, Stak, all three bodies muscled into the rear seat, and the boy checked the driver’s I.D. and immediately began to speak to the man in an unrecognizable language.

I conferred quietly with Emma, who said he was studying Pashto, privately, in his spare time. Afghani, she said, to enlighten me further.

Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Front Runner·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The F.N. asked to be sent to an institution whose legitimacy it did not accept, and French voters rewarded the party with first place in the election."
Illustration (detail) by Matthew Richardson
Memoir
I Am Your Conscious, I Am Love·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A paean 2 Prince
"And one thinks, Looking into Prince's eyes must be like looking at the world."
Photo ©© PeterTea
Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"As wacky as it sometimes appears on the surface, American politics has an amazing stability and continuity about it."
Article
Plexiglass·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I sat in a taxi with Emma and her son, Stak, all three bodies muscled into the rear seat, and the boy checked the driver’s I.D. and immediately began to speak to the man in an unrecognizable language.

I conferred quietly with Emma, who said he was studying Pashto, privately, in his spare time. Afghani, she said, to enlighten me further.

Photograph (detail) by Karine Laval

Number of rats specifically bred for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade:

3,000

A peanut-shaped asteroid was headed toward Earth.

The Finnish postal service announced it will begin mowing lawns on Tuesdays.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Mississippi Drift

By

Matt was happy enough to sustain himself on the detritus of a world he saw as careening toward self-destruction, and equally happy to scam a government he despised. 'I’m glad everyone’s so wasteful,' he told me. 'It supports my lifestyle.'

Subscribe Today