= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1945 / January | View All Issues |

January 1945

Personal and otherwise

4, 8, 10, 14 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


The new books

13-14, 16, 19 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

14, 16, 18, 20, 22 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

19-21 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

22, 24 PDF

The narrow open spaces·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

116-125 PDF

The far shore·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Navy at “Omaha” and “Utah”

Article

132 PDF

Life ends at twenty-two·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

133-136 PDF

The easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

137-144 PDF

How Mussolini fell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

145-150 PDF

The singing lesson·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

151-153 PDF

Alcoholics are people·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

154-159 PDF

Aisle seats for Mr. Woollcott·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

159 PDF

Modern Africa·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

160-167 PDF

The future defense of the U.S.A.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Another man’s poison

168-169 PDF

Another man’s poison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Another man’s poison

168-171 PDF

Another man’s poison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Another man’s poison

169-170 PDF

Jest after Christmas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Another man’s poison

170-171 PDF

Another man’s poison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

172-179 PDF

Our conflicting racial policies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

180-188 PDF

The American merchant marine after the war·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

188 PDF

Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

189-192 PDF

Report from a conscientious objector·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

192 PDF

Statement on foreign trade policy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

14 PDF

Correction, for the record·

= 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

February 2017

Remainers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

JB & FD

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Blood and Soil

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Grim Fairy Tale

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Trump: A Resister’s Guide

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Little Things

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Post
Illustration (detail) by Steve Brodner
Article
The Patient War·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Photograph (detail) © Andrew Quilty/Oculi/Redux
Article
Little Things·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Photograph (detail) of miniatures by Lori DeBacker by Thomas Allen
Article
Blood and Soil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay: Age of Anger: A History of the Present, by Pankaj Mishra. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 416 pages. $27. I am writing from Germany, the world’s last major stronghold of liberal democracy. The United Kingdom fell to Brexit in June; the United States fell, with the election of Donald Trump, in November. We can dispute whatever “the West” was for as much time as humanity has left, but that it collapsed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, seems to me beyond question. Perhaps Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is the heart still beating faintly within its brain-dead body, but …
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch

Years that a Nigerian woman appealing a sentence of death by stoning in March will be allowed to live to wean her baby:

1.5

Movie editing was found to have evolved toward the natural pattern of human attention, which corresponds to the natural rhythm of the universe; Rebel Without a Cause, in particular, was found to possess a near-perfect universal rhythm.

Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, announced that he has ordered the country’s navy and coast guard to bomb the ships of kidnappers even if civilian hostages are on board.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today