= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1942 / October | View All Issues |

October 1942

Personal and otherwise

1-2 PDF

Prize winner·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

1-2 PDF

Marine hit and run·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2-3 PDF

The old bencher·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

3-4 PDF

Japanese Americans . . . one by one·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4-5 PDF

Man power·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6, 8, 10 PDF

Buffalo in the toils·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

7-8, 12, 14, 16 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

11-12 PDF

The farm bureau again·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

16-18 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

459-469 PDF

Freedom from want·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A postwar budget for America

Article

470-477 PDF

Mr. Justice Holmes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[part I.] Notes toward a biography

Article

478-488 PDF

What makes the weather·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The seven American airs

Article

489-497; 3 PDF

The Japanese in America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The problem and the solution

Fiction

498-508 PDF

The crooked cross·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

518-525 PDF

The story of plasma·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Blood transfusion by remote control

Article

526-534 PDF

Why civil liberties now?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

534 PDF

Office for the dead·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

535-542 PDF

Explaining Argentina·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

553-556 PDF

Morningtime and eveningtime·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

557-560 PDF

Dead center·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

10 PDF

Student writing contest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

12 PDF

Notice, not adv.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

2 PDF

Social bookkeeper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Murders for pleasure

21 PDF

Murders for pleasure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4 PDF

So that’s what it is·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

4 PDF

Having done all, to stand·

= 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

5 PDF

Blood at long distance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

5 PDF

Bill of rights·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6 PDF

At the other end·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6 PDF

Escape de luxe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6 PDF

Alone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
In Search of a Stolen Fiddle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“To lose an instrument is to lose an essential piece of one’s identity. It brings its own solitary form of grief.”
Violin © Serge Picard/Agence VU
Post
Driving the San Joaquin Valley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Don sucked the last of his drink through his straw and licked his lips. 'The coast, to me, is more interesting than the valley.'”
Photograph by the author
Article
Othello’s Son·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fred Morton, who died this week in Vienna, at the age of 90, was a longtime contributor to Harper's Magazine and a good friend. "Othello's Son," which was listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013, appeared in our September 2013 issue.
Photograph © Alex Gotfryd/CORBIS
Article
Beyond the Broken Window·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“By the time Bratton left the department, in 2009, Los Angeles had quietly become the most spied-on city in America.”
Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean

Number of African countries with vaccination rates higher than that of the United States:

16

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A farmer in Surrey, England, was ordered by the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council to tear down his cannon-equipped castle, which he had built secretly and then concealed behind hay bales.

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