= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1937 / November | View All Issues |

November 1937

Personal and otherwise

2, 4, 6, 8 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

561-569 PDF

The tyranny of words·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

570-579 PDF

Shall marriage be subsidized?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

579 PDF

Surplus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

580-589 PDF

“The White House is calling”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

590-595 PDF

I was on the Hindenburg·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

595 PDF

In memoriam·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Third Ypres

Article

596-605 PDF

The orchestra conductor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

606-616 PDF

One day in history·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

617-625 PDF

Our tax jungle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

626-634 PDF

Paris, 1937·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The city of uncertainties

Article

635-642 PDF

More precious than rubies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

643-652 PDF

The economics of the founding fathers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

653-660 PDF

Turtle sanctuary·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

661-664 PDF

Dog food for thought·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

664-667 PDF

Blacklist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

667-668 PDF

Opened by mistake·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

669-672 PDF

The liberation of Spring City·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

8 PDF

American way·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Interim report

Personal and otherwise

8 PDF

Correction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

8 PDF

Banana purchase, 1868·

= 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

May 2017

American Duce

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Prayer’s Chance

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Bee-Brained

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Mothers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Facing the Furies

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The New Climate

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Snowden’s Box·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Illustration (detail) by Taylor Callery
Post
The Forty-Fifth President·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Article
A Prayer’s Chance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Photograph (detail) by Robin Hammond/NOOR
Article
Bee-Brained·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Illustration (detail) by Eda Akaltun. Source photograph of Jairam Hathwar at the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee © Pete Marovich/UPI/Newscom
Article
My First Car·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mrs. B’s Baby Village Day Care was on a frontage road between a mattress wholesaler and a knife outlet. There were six or so babies as regulars and another one or two on weekends when their parents were passing through looking for work. They wouldn’t find work, of course, all the security positions were full, the timber and ore had all been taken under the active-stewardship program, and the closest new start-up industry was the geothermal field hundreds of miles away. Mrs. B didn’t even bother to write those babies’ names down in her book. It was fifteen dollars a day and they had to be in reasonable health. Even so the occasional mischievous illness would arise and empty the place out.

Illustration by Katherine Streeter

Percentage of Russians who believe the West is attempting “to weaken Russia with its economic advice”:

54

African elephants can distinguish the gender, age, and ethnicity of a human speaker from voice alone.

Three bodies were tossed from a low-flying plane in the Sinaloa state of Mexico.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today