= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1944 / April | View All Issues |

April 1944

Article

1-2, 4, 6 PDF

A letter to the editors·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

8, 12, 14, 16 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

15, 18, 22, 24 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

24, 26 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

385-390 PDF

Occupy Japan?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

391-398 PDF

Vito Marcantonio·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Machine politician, new style

Fiction

399-404 PDF

The tall man·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

405-412 PDF

Information, please, about Russia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

419-425 PDF

The Army quits the colleges·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

426-429 PDF

The easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

430-437 PDF

Housekeeping after the war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

437 PDF

Fourth dimension·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

438-449 PDF

The great gold conspiracy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

450-457 PDF

Horses in the sky·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

458-466 PDF

Religion and the public schools·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

467-480 PDF

The campaign for the Solomons·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

No. 2. The Tokyo express

Article

480 PDF

The origin of a style·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

16 PDF

Only Nordic heroes wanted·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

8 PDF

We eat crow·

= 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

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The End of Retirement·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“For those riding the economy’s outermost edge, adaptation may now mean giving up what full-time RV dwellers call ‘stick houses’ to hit the road and seek work.”
Photograph (detail) © Max Whittaker
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author
Article
The Octopus and Its Grandchildren·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On Stanford University’s origins and vision
“The pervasive fantasy that Silicon Valley doesn’t need the government obscures the role of that government in funding much of the research that built it.”
Photograph © Sallie Dean Shatz
Post
God Lives on Lemon Street·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Bethel was Oz-like for me. I mean that with all the awe, utter hopefulness, and mythic fear with which Dorothy and her friends had approached that magical city.”
Photograph (detail) ©© Clemens v. Vogelson (Flickr)
Article
Francis and the Nuns·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A year and a half into his papacy, Pope Francis is looking an awful lot like his predecessors.”
Photograph (detail) © Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Ratio of the top weekly fee paid a Munchkin in 1939′s The Wizard of Oz to the weekly fee paid for Toto:

4:5

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

The Japanese artist Rokudenashiko was arrested for distributing 3D-printer schematics of her vagina in exchange for donations intended for the construction of a kayak.

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