Synopses & Reviews
"A deeply satisfying feast drawn from the opulent smorgasbord of American history and the history of Harper's. Essential." Library Journal
"Boy, Harper's Magazine sure can throw a party, which is what this book is: A great time. We're lucky to be invited." Newsday
"Overflowing with riches." Publisher's Weekly
"An astounding array of literature." Booklist
The American experience is explored through this collection of the magazine's best reports, poetry, fiction, commentary, speeches and humorous writings--from authors ranging from Mark Twain to Annie Dillard. 200+ illustrations.