= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1933 / August | View All Issues |

August 1933

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Mr. Brown’s house·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

1-2, 4-5 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

257-267 PDF

The crisis in character·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

268-274 PDF

The fox hunt at Clonrue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

274 PDF

Soldier·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

275-283 PDF

The German revolt against civilization·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

283 PDF

Bequest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

284-297 PDF

The betrothed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

298-307 PDF

Religion for a scanty band·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

308-313 PDF

The Ford in the jungle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

313 PDF

To my sisters and brother·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

314-324 PDF

They call it barter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new economics in Ohio and Iowa

Fiction

325-328 PDF

The man who knew everybody·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

340 PDF

The flamingoes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

341-351 PDF

Makers of martyrs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

352-362 PDF

The catalogues·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

362 PDF

Sonnet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

363-374 PDF

Expatriates in time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

374 PDF

Time’s absolute·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

375-378 PDF

Observations of canine blue blood·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

378-381 PDF

Our generation was different·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

381 PDF

To Aphrodite in marble·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

382-383 PDF

A growth in candor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

382-384 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

383-384 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

5 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In the financial world

6 PDF

In the financial world·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In the financial world

6 PDF

Dividends, interest, and rising prices·

= 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

Post
“From the nerd squabbles of Internet discussion threads rose an urban legend that culminated in a film that hinges on digging through my town’s trash.”
Illustration (detail) by Timothy Taranto
Article
Return of the Strongman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began, Egypt seems poised to become its burial ground.”
Photograph (detail) © Ahmed Ismail / Getty Images
Article
The Seductive Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The world’s leaders were moved by a populace fused into a forward phalanx, were shaken by a tidal wave of militancy jubilantly united.”
Photograph courtesy Mary Evans Picture Library
Article
Me, Myself, and Id·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The one defining trait of the narcissist is that it’s always someone else.
Painting (detail) by Gianni Dagli Orti
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

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

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