= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1932 / January | View All Issues |

January 1932

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Dusk, Staten Island·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


The lion’s mouth

250-252 PDF

“Listen to this, Dear”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

1-2 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= 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 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

142-150 PDF

The captain comes home·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

151-160 PDF

Our American upper class·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

161-166 PDF

Why travel?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

179-192 PDF

God and my father·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A chronicle in two parts (part II)

Article

193-205 PDF

Woman’s subjective dependence upon man·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

205 PDF

Descent·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

206-219 PDF

Junior Miss·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

220-228 PDF

Oil, and the Hairy Ape·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

229-235 PDF

Father of eight canaries·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

236-246 PDF

The heyday of the fortune tellers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

247-250 PDF

My private depression·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

253-254 PDF

Hopes and anxieties·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

253-256 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

254-256 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

6 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

Unhackable

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American Imperium

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

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.

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

Age at death last March of the sturgeon Nikita, Khrushchev’s gift to Norway, after an accidental immersion in salt water:

38

There were new reports of cannibalism in North Korea.

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