= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1936 / September | View All Issues |

September 1936

Personal and otherwise

1-2, 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.

Article

337-342 PDF

The bonus that was earned·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

343-357 PDF

The kingfish of Massachusetts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

358-367 PDF

[Post-war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The literary twenties

Article

368-377 PDF

Behind the drought·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

378-385 PDF

In right·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

385 PDF

The hound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

395 PDF

Brief fires·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

396-402 PDF

Canary song·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

403-411 PDF

The middle-aged Middle West·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

412-420 PDF

Post-convention reflections·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

421-430 PDF

The new science of sound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

431-437 PDF

The psychology of the profit motive·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

437 PDF

Sonnet to man·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

438-441 PDF

The cat and the law·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

441-444 PDF

Notes on changes in motoring·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

445-448 PDF

A Puritan tercentenary·

= 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

6 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= 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

October 2014

Cassandra Among the
Creeps

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

PBS Self-Destructs

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Monkey Did It

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
"In mid-August, hundreds of displaced Christians who had fled to Erbil were moved by Kurdish authorities into the concrete shell of a half-built mall. "
Photograph by Sebastian Meyer
Article
“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Iraq has every disease there is; its mind is deranged with too many voices, its organs corrupted, its limbs only long enough to tear at its own body.”
Photograph by Benjamin Busch
Post
Flying Blind·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“President Obama’s war against the Islamic State will represent, by a rough count, the eighth time the U.S. air-power lobby has promised to crush a foe without setting boot or foot on the ground.”
Article
The Monkey Did It·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In Murakami’s fiction, what presents itself as a key reveals itself simultaneously to be a keyhole.”
Illustration by Steven Dana
Article
PBS Self-Destructs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The present state of PBS, the result of built-in deficiencies and ideological conflicts, was almost an inevitability.”
Illustration by Thomas Allen

Estimated percentage of U.S. gasoline consumption that occurs during traffic jams:

4

In India, 1.8 million female children were estimated to have died between 1985 and 2005 as an indirect result of domestic violence against their mothers; the boys of abused mothers were not at increased risk of death.

Vanilla latte and lemon pound cake continued to be the best-selling items at the Starbucks at CIA headquarters, where baristas do not write customers’ names on their cups.

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