= 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 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2015

In the Shadow of the Storm

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Measure for Measure

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trouble with Israel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Camera on Every Cop

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“The campaign music stopped. Hundreds of people, their faces now warped by the dread of a third bomb, began running for cover.”
Photograph © Guy Martin/Panos.
Article
Part Neither, Part Both·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Eight months pregnant I told an old woman sitting beside me on the bus that the egg that hatched my baby came from my wife’s ovaries. I didn’t know how the old woman would take it; one can never know. She was delighted: That’s like a fairy tale!”
Mother with Children, by Gustav Klimt © akg-images
Article
What Recovery?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Between 2007 and 2010, Albany’s poverty rate jumped 12 points, to a record high of 39.9 percent. More than two thirds of Albany’s 76,000 residents are black, and since 2010, their poverty rate has climbed even higher, to nearly 42 percent.”
Photograph by Will Steacy
Article
Rag Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

From a May 23 commencement address delivered at Hofstra University. Doctorow died on Tuesday. He was 84.
“We are a deeply divided nation in danger of undergoing a profound change for the worse.”
Photograph by Giuseppe Giglia
Article
The Trouble with Israel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“We think we are the only people in the world who live with threat, but we have to work with regional leaders who will work with us. Bibi is taking the country into unprecedented international isolation.”
Photograph by Adam Golfer

Acres of mirrors in Donald Trump’s Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City:

10

Rhesus macaques, who normally are not self-aware, will, following brain surgery, examine their genitals in a mirror. Similar evidence of self-awareness was previously limited to higher primates, dolphins, magpies, and an elephant named Happy.

In New Hampshire, Huckleberry Finn was arrested for sexual assault.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today