= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1931 / September | View All Issues |

September 1931

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Zaragoza, Spain·

= 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

6, 8 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

392-402 PDF

Fox hunt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

412-417 PDF

Week-end·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

418-428 PDF

Jews go to college·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

439-448 PDF

The tempo of American life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

449-455 PDF

The Englishman himself·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

456-467 PDF

Ceremony in white·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

468-477 PDF

The crisis in medical service·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

477 PDF

He thinks of her·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

478-486 PDF

A social background for our children·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

487-497 PDF

Wellington·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The last phase

Poetry

497 PDF

Sonnet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

History

Article

498-504 PDF

What’s the matter with Australia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

505-506 PDF

The merchant of Venice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

506-508 PDF

Say this for rudeness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

509-512 PDF

Trying to help Europe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

509-512 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6 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 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
In Search of a Stolen Fiddle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“To lose an instrument is to lose an essential piece of one’s identity. It brings its own solitary form of grief.”
Violin © Serge Picard/Agence VU
Post
Driving the San Joaquin Valley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Don sucked the last of his drink through his straw and licked his lips. 'The coast, to me, is more interesting than the valley.'”
Photograph by the author
Article
Othello’s Son·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fred Morton, who died this week in Vienna, at the age of 90, was a longtime contributor to Harper's Magazine and a good friend. "Othello's Son," which was listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013, appeared in our September 2013 issue.
Photograph © Alex Gotfryd/CORBIS
Article
Beyond the Broken Window·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“By the time Bratton left the department, in 2009, Los Angeles had quietly become the most spied-on city in America.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean

Number of African countries with vaccination rates higher than that of the United States:

16

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A farmer in Surrey, England, was ordered by the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council to tear down his cannon-equipped castle, which he had built secretly and then concealed behind hay bales.

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