= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1937 / August | View All Issues |

August 1937

Personal and otherwise

2, 4, 6, 8-9 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

9-10 PDF

A correction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

10-11 PDF

American way·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

11-12 PDF

Rejection slip·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

225-242; 2, 6 PDF

Birmingham, Alabama·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The city of perpetual promise

Fiction

243-252 PDF

The promise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

253-259 PDF

Washington wife·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

260-269 PDF

Planning the Ethiopian conquest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

270-274 PDF

The complete scandalmonger·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

275-282 PDF

Lady in trouble·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

283-293 PDF

A biologist looks at England·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

294-298 PDF

I believe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

299-306 PDF

I like to teach·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

307 PDF

Assumption·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

308-314 PDF

Straights and flushes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

314 PDF

Nur wer die Sehnsucht·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

315-317 PDF

The two-franc piece·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

317 PDF

One generation to another·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

318-324 PDF

Fixed prices and the consumer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

325-329 PDF

I am a product of child labor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

329-332 PDF

In praise of poison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

333-336 PDF

Gettysburg·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

12 PDF

Prize contest·

= 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

February 2015

The War of the World

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Sharp Edge of Life

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Great Republican Land Heist

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Captive Market

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Day of the Sea

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Great Republican Land Heist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The wholesale transfer of public lands to state control may never be achieved. But the goal might be more subtle: to attack the value of public lands.”
Photograph by Chad Ress
Article
The Sharp Edge of Life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The struggle of the novelist has been to establish a measure, a view of human nature, and usually, though not always, as large a view as belief and imagination can wring from observable facts.”
Photo by Eddie Adams/Associated Press
Article
Captive Market·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Fear of random violence lives on, but the reality is that violent-crime rates have dropped to levels not seen since the early Seventies."
Photograph by Richard Ross
Article
The Day of the Sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Fifteen judges will then sit together in a wood-paneled room, in a city thousands of miles from the Andes, and decide whether the ocean Bolivia claims as its right will at last be returned to it.”
Photo by Fabio Cuttica/Contrasto/Redux
Post
Introducing the February Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Ruin of the West
Christopher Ketcham investigates Cliven Bundy’s years-long battle with the BLM, Annie Murphy reflects on Bolivia’s lost coast, and more
Painting by Richard Prince, whose work was on view in October at Gagosian Gallery in New York City © The artist. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Percentage increase in the annual number of polio cases in Pakistan since 2005:

857

A bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles was found in northwestern China; and a spokesman for the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that “this is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles ever found.”

A federal judge sentenced the journalist Barrett Brown to 63 months in prison for sharing a link to information stolen from the private-intelligence firm Stratfor by a hacker in 2011. “Good news!” Brown said in a statement. “They’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.”

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