Henry Van Dyke

= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the March 1925 issue

Tale of a habitation forfeited

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the March 1925 issue

Tale of the jewels

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the March 1925 issue

Tale of the cursing of capital

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the March 1925 issue

Tale of the two runners

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the March 1925 issue

A tale of travel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection — From the March 1925 issue

Half-told tales

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the December 1924 issue

Tale of the philosophic husband

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the December 1924 issue

Tale of the prisoner

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the December 1924 issue

Tale of the shaky bridge

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the December 1924 issue

Tale of the only infallible soap

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the December 1924 issue

Tale of the hitching post

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection — From the December 1924 issue

Half-told tales

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the June 1924 issue

A man praying

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the June 1924 issue

Tale of the embankment

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the June 1924 issue

Tale of learning by experience

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the June 1924 issue

A parable of wedlock

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction — From the June 1924 issue

Tale of two wolves

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection — From the June 1924 issue

Half-told tales

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article — From the January 1920 issue

Writers we love to read

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I.–Thackeray and real men

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

CATEGORIES

THE CURRENT ISSUE

October 2014

Cassandra Among the
Creeps

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

PBS Self-Destructs

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Monkey Did It

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
 
Rebecca Solnit on silencing women, a Marine commander returns to Iraq, the decline of PBS, and more
Article
Cassandra Among the Creeps·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On silencing women
“The old framework of feminine mendacity and murky-mindedness is still routinely trotted out, and we should learn to recognize it for what it is.”
Photograph © Sallie Dean Shatz
Post
Ending College Sexual Assault·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“This is not a fable about a young woman whose dreams were dashed by a sexual predator. Maya’s narrative is one of institutional failure at a school desperately trying to adapt.”
Photograph © AP/Josh Reynolds
Post
 
"Clothes are a bit like eating: you have to dress yourself. You have to eat, and even if you eat pizza all day long, that’s still a choice."
Photograph © G Powell
Article
“Today Is Better Than Tomorrow”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Iraq has every disease there is; its mind is deranged with too many voices, its organs corrupted, its limbs only long enough to tear at its own body.”
Photograph by Benjamin Busch

Minimum number of nuclear weapons in the oceans as a result of U.S. and Soviet accidents:

50

Excessive use of computers and other technological devices can cause people to suffer a loss of I.Q. more than twice that observed in marijuana users.

A Florida massage therapist revealed that she had had surgery to implant a third breast. “I got it because I wanted to make myself unattractive to men,” she said. “If this doesn’t work, I’m through.”

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