= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1942 / August | View All Issues |

August 1942

Personal and otherwise

1-2 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

3-4, 6 PDF

Prester John Lewis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

3-4 PDF

Insured competition·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6-7 PDF

Law and the prophets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

7, 10 PDF

Overboard from a bomber·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

10, 12 PDF

How many? How soon?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

19-20, 22-23 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

23-24 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

225-234; 1 PDF

The Russian enigma·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An interpretation

Article

235-244 PDF

Civilian defense–there she stands·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

247-255 PDF

The writer in wartime·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A report from England

Fiction

256-260 PDF

Another April·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

260 PDF

Solar song·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

270-274 PDF

Medical action at Pearl Harbor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

274 PDF

Yggdrasill·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

275-283; 3 PDF

John L. Lewis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Last bid? His adventure with the dairy farmers

Fiction

284-296 PDF

Hilaire and the Maréchal Pétard·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

297-299 PDF

The nine principles of war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

300-307 PDF

Plastics come of age·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

308-311 PDF

Routine patrol out of Port Darwin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Based on an offical report

Article

312-321 PDF

Mr. Justice Douglas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

322-328 PDF

Here come the ships·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Will they come fast enough?

One man’s meat

329-332 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

333-336 PDF

Give it to us straight!·

= 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

1 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

10 PDF

Supreme bencher·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

12 PDF

Poets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

12 PDF

Watched·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

12 PDF

Correction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2 PDF

Warden, what of the night?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2 PDF

Practical·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2 PDF

Writers and the war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Murders for pleasure

27 PDF

Murders for pleasure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

3 PDF

Kentucky babe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4 PDF

When the Japs came·

= 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

Alpine meeting·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

7 PDF

Molecular·

= 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

December 2014

Poison Apples

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Growing Up

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Gateway to Freedom

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Guns and Poses

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Christmas in Prison

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Beeper World·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The beeper, for a certain kind of Miami teenager in the Nineties, was an essential evolutionary adaptation.”
Photograph by Curran Hatleberg
Article
Hammer Island·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The place could have sprung from someone’s jealous dream about white people.”
Photograph by Emily Stein
Article
Growing Up·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The best coming-of-age stories have a hole in the middle. They pretend to be about knowledge, but they are usually about grasping, long after it could be of any use, one’s irretrievable ignorance.”
Photograph by Ben Pier
Article
Guns and Poses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“‘It’s open shopping,’ he said. ‘A warehouse. The whole of Libya.’”
Map by Mike Reagan
Article
Christmas in Prison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Just so you motherfuckers know, I’ll be spending Christmas with my family, eating a good meal, and you’ll all be here, right where you belong.”
Photographer unknown. Artwork courtesy Alyse Emdur

Amount that President Obama has added to America’s “brand value” according to the Nation Brands Index:

$2,100,000,000,000

A study suggested that the health effects of exposure to nuclear radiation at Chernobyl were no worse than ill health resulting from smoking and normal urban air pollution.

A Utah woman named Cameo Crispi pleaded guilty to having drunkenly attempted to burn down her ex-boyfriend’s house by igniting bacon on his kitchen stove.

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