= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1935 / February | View All Issues |

February 1935

Personal and otherwise

2, 4, 6 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

277-288 PDF

The perfect Perriers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

288 PDF

This is my country·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

289-297 PDF

What will become of the Republicans?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

297 PDF

Cool as the water·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

298-310 PDF

A Führer comes to Liechtenstein·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

311 PDF

Answer to Millay·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

312-322 PDF

Would war end civilization?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

323-342 PDF

Slow curtain·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

343-352 PDF

Our capacity to produce·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

353-359 PDF

Without a tower·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

360-368 PDF

California, there she stands!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

369-376 PDF

An excuse for universities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

376 PDF

Whistle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

377 PDF

Very sad sonnet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

377-380 PDF

Rugged collectivism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

381-384 PDF

Minds in travail·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

381-384 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= 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

August 2016

The Origins of Speech

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four in Verse

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Sigh and a Salute

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four in Prose

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Don the Realtor

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Atlas Aggregated

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Martin Amis on the rise of Trump, Tom Wolfe on the origins of speech, Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen, fiction by Diane Williams, and more

In Havana, the past year has been marked by a parade of bold-faced names from the north — John Kerry reopening the United States Embassy; Andrew Cuomo bringing a delegation of American business leaders; celebrities ranging from Joe Torre, traveling on behalf of Major League Baseball to oversee an exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team, to Jimmy Buffett, said to be considering opening one of his Margaritaville restaurants there. All this culminated with a three-day trip in March by Barack Obama, the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. But to those who know the city well, perhaps nothing said as much about the transformation of political relations between the United States and Cuba that began in December 2014 as a concert in the Tribuna Antiimperialista.

Illustration by Darrel Rees
Article
Don the Realtor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"If you have ever wondered what it’s like, being a young and avaricious teetotal German-American philistine on the make in Manhattan, then your curiosity will be quenched by The Art of the Deal."
Photograph (detail) © Polly Borland/Exclusive by Getty Images
Article
The Origins of Speech·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"To Chomsky...every child’s language organ could use the 'deep structure,' 'universal grammar,' and 'language acquisition device' he was born with to express what he had to say, no matter whether it came out of his mouth in English or Urdu or Nagamese."
Illustration (detail) by Darrel Rees. Source photograph © Miroslav Dakov/Alamy Live News
Article
A Sigh and a Salute·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Si told me that various paintings had spoken to him, but he wished they had been hung closer together 'so they could talk to each other.' This observation planted a seed that would come to fruition years later in his mature work."
Artwork (detail) by Si Lewen
Article
El Bloqueo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Amid the festivities and the flood of celebrities, it would be easy for Americans to miss that the central plank of the long-standing cold war against Cuba — the economic embargo — remains very much alive and well."
Photograph (detail) by Rose Marie Cromwell

Percentage of registered Democrats who say that fishing is their favorite spectator sport:

1.8

Democrats would win more elections if black Americans died at the same rate as white Americans.

A former U.S. intelligence official said pornography constituted 80 percent of the material on jihadists’ seized laptops, and Starbucks and McDonald’s made porn inaccessible from their Wi-Fi networks.

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