= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1954 / June | View All Issues |

June 1954

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-5, 7 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

8-11, 13 PDF

Victory at sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

14-17 PDF

How they saved New York·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

21-28 PDF

The big change in suburbia (part I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

28 PDF

In humbleness·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

29-31 PDF

Who the hell is holy, fair, and wise?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

32-37 PDF

South Bend·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

City in recession

Article

Front cover, 38-46 PDF

The real Mafia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

47-53 PDF

Whittle and the jet adventure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

53 PDF

Proverbs of a humanist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

54-61 PDF

The true confessions of Henry Pell·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

62-69 PDF

Whirlwind on Twenty-Sixth Street·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-77 PDF

The best show in New York·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

SRO at the UN

Article

78-84 PDF

An unsentimental look at India·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

84 PDF

Apology for Eve·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

85-87 PDF

A white lie·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story

After hours

88-89 PDF

Mayhem in academe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

89-90 PDF

The Sullivan Street smile·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

90-91 PDF

Illiterate feet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

92, 94, 96-99 PDF

Cry havoc·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

99-101 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

101 PDF

A list of cheerful books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

101 PDF

Forecast·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new recordings

102 PDF

Worth looking into . . .·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new recordings

102-104 PDF

The new recordings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new recordings

102-104 PDF

The devastating diva·

= 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

April 2017

The March on Everywhere

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Defender of the Community

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Echt Deutsch

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Boy Without a Country

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Behind the Fig Leaf

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

You Can Run …

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The March on Everywhere·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph (detail) © Nima Taradji/Polaris
Post
The Forty-Fifth President·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Article
Defender of the Community·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Illustration (detail) by Katherine Streeter
Article
The Boy Without a Country·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Illustration (detail) by Shonagh Rae
Article
Asphalt Gardens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In a city that is rapidly pricing out the poor, NYCHA’s housing projects are a last bastion of affordable shelter, with an average monthly rent of $509
Photograph (detail) © Samuel James

Average percentage by which the amount of East Coast rainfall on a Saturday exceeds the amount on a Monday:

22

Dry-roasting peanuts makes eaters likelier to acquire an allergy.

Trump said that he might not have been elected president “if it wasn’t for Twitter."

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today