= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1950 / May | View All Issues |

May 1950

[Coming in Harper’s]

4 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Personal and otherwise

6 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

6, 8, 10 PDF

The pop heard round the world·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20-21 PDF

[various]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

22, 24, 28 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

31-39 PDF

The second Eisenhower boom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

39 PDF

Wordsworth refuted·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

40-50 PDF

The Catholic Church in America·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

51-59 PDF

Hollywood faces the fifties·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Part II. Battle over television

The easy chair

60-63 PDF

Wanted, an umpire·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

64-69 PDF

The beautiful Mô·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-74 PDF

Lincoln never said that·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

74 PDF

Due notice to the AMA·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

75-80 PDF

Railroads on the wrong track·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

80-81 PDF

Measures for song and dance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

82-85 PDF

Tourist in England·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

86-95 PDF

Full circle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

96-100 PDF

Heigh ho, silver·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

100 PDF

Remembering a red brick wall in Rensselaer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

101-107 PDF

At my wit’s beginning·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

107 PDF

Congressional investigation, 1778·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

108 PDF

Some improbable creatures·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

108 PDF

Some improbable plants·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

108-109 PDF

A middle-aged man’s garden of verses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

Rigmarole·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

Obituary for an insurance broker·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

Rank·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

Query·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

No boost for Proust·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

Two worlds note·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

109 PDF

Future inscription·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

110-111 PDF

After hours·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

111-112 PDF

Feast of death·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

112-113 PDF

How are your connections?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

New books

114, 116, 118, 120-123 PDF

Fever chart for novelists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

123-127 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

June 2015

Loitering With Intent

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Polite Coup

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Findings

What Went Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Shooting Down Man the Hunter

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
What Went Wrong·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama was presenting himself as a politician who followed the path of least resistance. This is a disturbing confession.”
Photograph by Pete Souza
Article
Surviving a Failed Pregnancy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If this woman — who spent her days studying gray screens for early signs of gestation — could not see my pregnancy, what were the chances that anyone else would?”
Illustration by Leigh Wells
Article
Interesting Facts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“My husband is forty-six. I am forty-five. He does not think that, in my forties, after cancer, chemotherapy, and chemically induced menopause, I can get pregnant again, but sisters, I know my womb. It’s proven.”
Photograph by McNair Evans
Post
Kid Chocolate’s Place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Cuban eyes often look close to tears.”
Illustration by the author
Article
Thirty Million Gallons Under the Sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If you short-circuit the bottom, you threaten the entire cycle,” Joye told me. “Without a healthy ocean, we’ll all be dead.”
Illustration by John Ritter

Length in days of the sentence Russian blogger Alexei Navalny served for leading an opposition rally last year:

15

Israeli researchers developed software that evaluates the depression of bloggers.

A teenager in Singapore was convicted of obscenity for posts critical of Lee Kuan Yew, the country’s founding father, that included an image of Lee having sex with Margaret Thatcher.

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