= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1942 / June | View All Issues |

June 1942

Personal and otherwise

1-2 PDF

How to spring a trap·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

1-21; 1 PDF

The case of the ten Nazi spies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2, 4 PDF

Tinder boxes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4, 6 PDF

Hard way·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4, 6-7 PDF

That 300-dollar car·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

7, 9 PDF

Radio troubles·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

7-8, 10 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

9, 13 PDF

Demands·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

10, 12, 14 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

13, 16 PDF

Commando·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

22-29 PDF

Jews, anti-Semites, and tyrants·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

29 PDF

Headquarters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

37-46 PDF

A try for the island·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

47-54 PDF

The revolution in house-building·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

55-62 PDF

Russian overture, 1910·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

63-73; 4 PDF

Has the automobile a future?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

74 PDF

I have a lonely heart·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

74 PDF

Cutting sod-land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

74-75 PDF

Poems of a Tennessee farm·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

75 PDF

An indigo bird in the golden rye·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

75 PDF

Cutting cedar posts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

76-82 PDF

A career for college girls·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

82 PDF

The census takers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

97-104 PDF

What we want in the Far East·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

105-107 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

107-108 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

108 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

109-112 PDF

Sedition’s general staff·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

1 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

13 PDF

Poets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Murders for pleasure

15 PDF

Murders for pleasure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

16 PDF

More about automobiles·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2 PDF

Old story·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

4 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6 PDF

Assembly line shelter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6 PDF

Before the deluge·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

7 PDF

The boom in nursing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

9 PDF

Shadow on the cloud·

= 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

March 2016

Mad Magazines

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Killer Bunny in the Sky

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Bird in a Cage

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Hidden Rivers of Brooklyn

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Save Our Public Universities

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Rogue Agency

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Save Our Public Universities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Whether and how we educate people is still a direct reflection of the degree of freedom we expect them to have, or want them to have.”
Photograph (crop) by Thomas Allen
Article
New Movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Force Awakens criticizes American imperialism while also celebrating the revolutionary spirit that founded this country. When the movie needs to bridge the two points of view, it shifts to aerial combat, a default setting that mirrors the war on terror all too well.”
Still © Lucasfilm
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.

Number of people who attended the World Grits Festival, held in St. George, South Carolina, last spring:

60,000

The brown bears of Greece continued chewing through telephone poles.

In Peru, a 51-year-old activist became the first former sex worker to run for the national legislature. “I’m going to put order,” she said, “in that big brothel which is Congress.”

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