= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1958 / November | View All Issues |

November 1958

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4, 6, 8, 10 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The editor’s easy chair

12, 14, 16-17, 19-20 PDF

Unfinished business·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

16 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

24, 26, 28 PDF

Among our contributors·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Hypnotic trance

Article

31-36 PDF

Unsnarling traffic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On the roads, rails, and airways

Article

33 PDF

Useful in other ways, too·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

36 PDF

Relic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

37-44 PDF

Sarah Lawrence·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

For the rich, bright, and beautiful

Article

45-49 PDF

The job the Protestants shirk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

50-51 PDF

“Dear Justice . . .”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 52-57 PDF

The men-taming women of William Inge·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

57 PDF

The ugly duckling·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

58-63 PDF

Sweetheart, sweetheart, sweetheart·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

64, 67-71 PDF

Scientists with half-closed minds·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

72-77 PDF

Elephants have the right of way·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

78-82 PDF

Bix and his lost music·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

83-86, 88, 90 PDF

Why Latin America distrusts us·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

92, 94, 96, 98 PDF

The American genius for hypocrisy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mr. Harper’s after hours

100-102 PDF

Wine-bibbing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mr. Harper’s after hours

100-103 PDF

Mr. Harper’s after hours·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mr. Harper’s after hours

102-103 PDF

A million surprises a day·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

106, 110, 112, 114, 116-119 PDF

The city and some wicked citizens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

120-124 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

124 PDF

Forecast·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new recordings

125, 127-128 PDF

The new recordings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new recordings

125, 127-128 PDF

The new stereo discs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new recordings

127 PDF

Worth hearing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

129 PDF

Jazz notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

129 PDF

Origins·

= 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

The Joke

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

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.

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