= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1946 / September | View All Issues |

September 1946

Personal and otherwise

1-2 PDF

Let ‘em eat Coke·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

2, 4, 6, 8, 12, 14 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

6, 8, 10, 12 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

15-16, 19-20, 22-23 PDF

The new books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

23-25 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

193-202 PDF

Zero hour in China·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

202 PDF

Back road farm·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

213-220 PDF

The rainmakers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

220 PDF

Dulce et decorum·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

221-228 PDF

The voice of the Apple·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

228 PDF

Poets and penguins·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

229-232 PDF

The easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

233-238; 8 PDF

The holy man and the photographer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

239-240 PDF

The valley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

241-250 PDF

No rest for the weary Russians·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

251-258 PDF

The veterans make their choice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

259-261 PDF

Honor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

262-270 PDF

Beyond politics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The shaping of public policy

Article

271-282 PDF

Murder of a journalist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

283-288 PDF

Little Superman, what now?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

288 PDF

Twenty-four years to go . . .·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

1 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

4 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= 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

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.

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Last month, the PEN America Center announced its intention to honor Charlie Hebdo with its Freedom of Expression Courage Award at a gala on May 5. Six members of the organization have withdrawn from the gala in protest. In "The Joke," Justin E. H. Smith addressed the Anglo-American left's response to the killings.
Photo of a Charlie Hebdo editorial meeting in 2006 by Jean-Francois/DEROUBAIX
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

Minimum number of cows whose skins are used each year for Major League baseballs:

45,000

Sleeping deer and grazing cows generally align their bodies along the earth’s north–south magnetic axis.

A study found that the goods whose costs are most frequently searched online in South Africa are cows, and, in the United States, where a two-headed cow was born, the most common items are patents.

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