= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1941 / October | View All Issues |

October 1941

Personal and otherwise

1-4, 8, 10-11 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

11-12 PDF

More defense boom jitters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

449-459; 1 PDF

Felix Frankfurter, conservative·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

460-467 PDF

The great defense migration·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

468-471 PDF

The dear little doves·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

472-479 PDF

The reviewing business·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

480-489 PDF

Avila Camacho of Mexico·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

490-500; 3 PDF

Seeing the Southwest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

501-511 PDF

Mrs. Herrick of the Labor Board·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

512-526 PDF

Education for freedom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

527-534 PDF

The farm bloc and the war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

535-545 PDF

Our radio amateurs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

546-552 PDF

Physical fitness and the draft·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

553-556 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

557-560 PDF

Portico with images·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

12 PDF

Student writing 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

February 2016

Isn’t It Romantic?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trusted Traveler

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trouble with Iowa

The Queen and I

Disunified Front

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

We Don’t Have Rights, But We Are Alive

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Isn’t It Romantic?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“He had paid for much of her schooling, something he cannot help but mention, since the aftermath of any failed relationship brings an ungenerous and impossible impulse to claw back one’s misspent resources.”
Illustration by Shonagh Rae
Article
The Trouble with Iowa·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“It seems to defy reason that this anachronistic farm state — a demographic outlier, with no major cities and just 3 million people, nine out of ten of them white — should play such an outsized role in American politics.”
Photograph (detail) © Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Article
Rule, Britannica·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“This is the strange magic of an arrangement of all the world’s knowledge in alphabetical order: any search for anything passes through things that have nothing in common with it but an initial letter.”
Artwork by Brian Dettmer. Courtesy the artist and P.P.O.W., New York City.
Article
The Queen and I·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Buckingham Palace is a theater in need of renovation. There is something pathetic about a fiercely vacuumed throne room. The plants are tired. Plastic is nailed to walls and mirrors. The ballroom is set for a ghostly banquet. Everyone is whispering, for we are in a mad kind of church. A child weeps.”
Photograph (detail) © Martin Parr/Magnum Photos
Article
We Don’t Have Rights, But We Are Alive·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If I really wanted to learn about the Islamic State, Hassan told me, I ought to speak to his friend Samir, a young gay soldier in the Syrian Army who’d been fighting jihadis intermittently for the past four years.”
Photograph (detail) by Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty

Estimated number of American senior citizens who played tackle football last year:

47,000

An island of fairy penguins was successfully defended against foxes and feral dogs by Maremma sheepdogs.

In Turlock, California, nearly 3,500 samples of bull semen were stolen from the back of a truck.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Two Christmas Mornings of the Great War

By

Civilization masks us with a screen, from ourselves and from one another, with thin depth of unreality. We habitually live — do we not? — in a world self-created, half established, of false values arbitrarily upheld, largely inspired by misconception, misapprehension, wrong perspective, and defective proportion, misapplication.

Subscribe Today