= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1932 / October | View All Issues |

October 1932

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Pine tree·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

513-528 PDF

Home again from America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An immigrant revisits his native land

Article

529-539 PDF

What about Hawaii? With observations on the racial situation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

540-543 PDF

The departure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

544-551 PDF

Communism and the old pagan·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

551 PDF

In a library·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

560-579 PDF

Mr. Dennit’s great adventure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

580-591 PDF

Beckerstown·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1932

Fiction

592-597 PDF

Going to market·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

598-604 PDF

Let us talk about unpleasant things·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

604 PDF

Wings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

605-612 PDF

A day in a gangster’s life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

613-624 PDF

Wisconsin is different·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

625-631 PDF

A dog’s life in Paris·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

632-634 PDF

Cosmopolites·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

634-636 PDF

The efficacy of the dirty look·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

637-640 PDF

Our presidential summer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

637-640 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= 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

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The End of Retirement·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“For those riding the economy’s outermost edge, adaptation may now mean giving up what full-time RV dwellers call ‘stick houses’ to hit the road and seek work.”
Photograph (detail) © Max Whittaker
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author
Article
The Octopus and Its Grandchildren·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On Stanford University’s origins and vision
“The pervasive fantasy that Silicon Valley doesn’t need the government obscures the role of that government in funding much of the research that built it.”
Photograph © Sallie Dean Shatz
Post
God Lives on Lemon Street·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Bethel was Oz-like for me. I mean that with all the awe, utter hopefulness, and mythic fear with which Dorothy and her friends had approached that magical city.”
Photograph (detail) ©© Clemens v. Vogelson (Flickr)
Article
Francis and the Nuns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A year and a half into his papacy, Pope Francis is looking an awful lot like his predecessors.”
Photograph (detail) © Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Estimated additional hours Americans would spend stoned annually if marijuana were legal in most states:

30,000,000,000

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said that most alcohol-related airplane accidents happen at night and in bad weather.

A waitress in Chengdu ate a cockroach in response to a complaint by a customer who had discovered the bug in his salad. “You will always find cockroaches in the food,” she told him. “It is very normal.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today