= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1943 / March | View All Issues |

March 1943

Personal and otherwise

2, 4, 6 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

2, 6, 8, 10-12 PDF

More about Sterling Products·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

9-10, 12, 14 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

14, 16, 18-19 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Murders for pleasure

20-21 PDF

Murders for pleasure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

337-346 PDF

The people at war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I. Downeasters building ships

Article

347-354 PDF

The girls of Elkton, Maryland·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

355 PDF

Animal kingdom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

356-368 PDF

Americans in battle–no. 3·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Campaign in the Coral Sea

Article

369-376 PDF

Beveridge plans are not enough·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

377-379 PDF

My grandfather was a mountaineer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

380-387 PDF

Doctor Orr packs them in plaster·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

388-391 PDF

The future of the humanities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

392 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

392 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

392-393 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

One man’s meat

393-395 PDF

One man’s meat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

396-403 PDF

The sources of Russia’s strength·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

404-410 PDF

Why make Russia run amok?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

411-414 PDF

Training for armored warfare·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Notice

414 PDF

To our readers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

415-421 PDF

Will the South secede?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

432-436 PDF

Three British sailors·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

437-440 PDF

The easy chair·

= 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

October 2016

Psychedelic Trap

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Hamilton Cult

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Held Back

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Division Street

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Innocents

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quiet Car

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Hamilton Cult·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The past is complicated, and explaining it is not just a trick, but a gamble."
Illustration by Jimmy Turrell
Article
Division Street·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Perfectly sane people lose access to housing every day, though the resultant ordeal may undermine some of that sanity, as it might yours and mine."
Photograph © Robert Gumpert
Article
Held Back·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"'We don’t know where the money went!' a woman cried out. 'They looted it! They stole our money!'"
Artwork by Mischelle Moy
Article
The Quiet Car·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Flor Arely Sánchez had been in bed with a fever and pains throughout her body for three days when a July thunderstorm broke over the mountainside. She got nervous when bolts of light flashed in the sky. Lightning strikes the San Julián region of western El Salvador several times a year, and her neighbors fear storms more than they fear the march of diseases — first dengue, then chikungunya, now Zika. Flor worried about a lot of things, since she was pregnant.

Late in the afternoon, when the pains had somewhat eased, Flor thought she might go to a dammed-up bit of the river near her house to bathe. She is thirty-five and has lived in the same place all her life, where wrinkled hills are planted with corn, beans, and fruit trees. She took a towel and soap and walked out into the rain. Halfway to the river, the pains returned and overcame her. The next thing Flor remembers, she was in a room she didn’t recognize, unable to move. As she soon discovered, she was in a hospital, her ankle cuffed to the bed, and she was being investigated for abortion.

Photograph by Joshua Lutz
Article
Innocents·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The next thing Flor remembers, she was in a room she didn’t recognize, unable to move. As she soon discovered, she was in a hospital, her ankle cuffed to the bed, and she was being investigated for abortion."
Photograph © Nadia Shira Cohen

Amount the town of Rolfe, Iowa, will pay anyone who builds a home there:

$1,200

Ancient Egyptians worshiped some dwarves as gods.

In Italy, a judge ordered that a man who paid for sex with a 15-year-old girl must buy her 30 feminist-themed books, including The Diary of Anne Frank and the poems of Emily Dickinson.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Mississippi Drift

By

Matt was happy enough to sustain himself on the detritus of a world he saw as careening toward self-destruction, and equally happy to scam a government he despised. 'I’m glad everyone’s so wasteful,' he told me. 'It supports my lifestyle.'

Subscribe Today