= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1947 / July | View All Issues |

July 1947

New books

1-2, 4, 6, 8 PDF

Consumers’ goods·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Science and letters


Article

1-8 PDF

Henry Ford·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Success and failure

Personal and otherwise

7-8, 10-12 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

8-10 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

15-17 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

18-25 PDF

Britain’s next big crisis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

25 PDF

Capital city·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Atomic age

The easy chair

26-29 PDF

The easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

30-40 PDF

The public opinion myth·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

41-47 PDF

The gun on the table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

47-48 PDF

The disaster that didn’t happen·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

49-56 PDF

Time to get out of China·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

57-60 PDF

The narrowing gulf between rich and poor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

61-68 PDF

Why call the South conservative?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

68 PDF

Well said, old mole·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

69-78 PDF

The McNear murder·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

79-85 PDF

Surveyor in the woods·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

86-92 PDF

End of May·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

93-94 PDF

After hours·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

94-95 PDF

Children of paradise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

95-96 PDF

Take it on the heel·

= 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 $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

March 2015

A Sage in Harlem

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Man Stopped

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Spy Who Fired Me

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Giving Up the Ghost

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Invisible and Insidious

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

[Browsings]
“The proof of his existence was this brain, and by attaching himself to it, and the power of it, he created a little bit of immortality for himself.”
Illustration by Lou Beach
Article
No Slant to the Sun·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“She didn’t speak the language, beyond “¿cuánto?” and “demasiado,” but that didn’t stop her. She wanted things. She wanted life, new experiences, a change in the routine.”
Photograph © Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos
[Browsings]
Burn After Reading·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

William Powell published The Anarchist Cookbook in 1971. He spent the next four decades fighting to take it out of print.
“The book has hovered like an awkward question on the rim of my consciousness for years.”
© JP Laffont/Sygma/Corbis
Article
The Spy Who Fired Me·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In industry after industry, this data collection is part of an expensive, high-tech effort to squeeze every last drop of productivity from corporate workforces.”
Illustration by John Ritter
Article
Invisible and Insidious·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Wherever we are, radiation finds and damages us, at best imperceptibly.”
Photograph © 2011 Massimo Mastrorillo and Donald Weber/VII

Percentage change since 1993 in the annual sales of vinyl records in the United States:

+2,590

When Pacific parrotlets fly within a truck, the truck becomes lighter, by an amount equal to the weight of the birds, as their wings rise. The truck becomes heavier, by twice the weight of the birds, on the downbeats.

Zakir Naik, an Indian television preacher who has repeatedly said that 9/11 was an “inside job” orchestrated by former U.S. president George W. Bush, was given the King Faisal international prize by Saudi Arabia for “service to Islam.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Driving Mr. Albert

By

He could be one of a million beach-bound, black-socked Florida retirees, not the man who, by some odd happenstance of life, possesses the brain of Albert Einstein — literally cut it out of the dead scientist's head.

Subscribe Today