= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1949 / October | View All Issues |

October 1949

[Coming in Harper’s]

4 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

6, 8 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

8 PDF

Transitory affairs in California·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

8 PDF

Quips, and cranks, and sleepless Wylies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

9-11 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

11 PDF

A bizarre mistake·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

11-14 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

15, 17-18 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

21-29 PDF

Look what’s happened to California·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

30-36 PDF

The curtain isn’t iron·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

46-53 PDF

Have Jews a divided loyalty?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

53 PDF

Land’s end·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

54-64 PDF

The lady walks·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

65-68 PDF

Due notice to the FBI·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

69-73 PDF

The British rich today·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

74-79 PDF

The new society·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

II. Is management legitimate?

Fiction

80-85 PDF

The aristocrat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

86-98 PDF

Incident at Fernwood·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

99-100 PDF

After hours·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

100-102 PDF

Rossellini film four·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

102 PDF

“Who is ‘Hello’?”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

104, 106, 108, 110-112 PDF

Teldox for the certifiably sane·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Reviews

112-118 PDF

The year in poetry·

= 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

April 2015

Abolish High School

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beat Reporter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Going It Alone

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Rotten Ice

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Life After Guantánamo

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Joke

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

[Browsings]
Photograph by the author
Article
Rotten Ice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“When I asked if we were going to die, he smiled and said, ‘Imaqa.’ Maybe.”
Photograph © Kari Medig
Article
Life After Guantánamo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I’ve seen the hell and I’m still in the beginning of my life.”
Illustration by Caroline Gamon
Article
Going It Alone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The call to solitude is universal. It requires no cloister walls and no administrative bureaucracy, only the commitment to sit down and still ourselves to our particular aloneness.”
Photograph by Richard Misrach
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

Acreage of a Christian nudist colony under development in Florida:

240

Florida’s wildlife officials decided to remove the manatee, which has a mild taste that readily adapts to recipes for beef, from the state’s endangered-species list.

A 64-year-old mother and her 44-year-old son were arrested for running a gang that stole more than $100,000 worth of toothbrushes from Publix, Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS stores in Florida.

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