= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1964 / February | View All Issues |

February 1964

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

6, 8, 10, 12 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The editor’s easy chair

16, 21-22, 24, 26 PDF

Why nobody can’t write good·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

21 PDF

To hell with revising, I’m writing a new poem·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

28, 30, 32 PDF

Los Angeles’ cultural circus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

37-45 PDF

A draftee’s diary from the Mississippi front·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

46-49 PDF

Captain Really and the fabulous stair-mounter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 50-53 PDF

What psychiatry can and cannot do·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

54-56 PDF

The tender violence of Pedro Martinez·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

54-60 PDF

The tender violence of Pedro Martinez·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

56-60 PDF

Pedro’s story·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

61-64 PDF

A sacrifice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story

Article

65-68, 71-72 PDF

The long battle between art and the machine·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

72 PDF

November 25, 1963·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

73-76, 78-80 PDF

Harold Wilson’s Britain·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

82-85, 90-93 PDF

Second thoughts on the religious revival·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

93 PDF

Poem for the Bank of America, Westlake Branch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

94-95 PDF

New York·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

96-98, 100-102 PDF

Small rebellion in Miami·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington insight

104, 107-108, 110 PDF

The Grand Design revisited·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A legacy with life

The new books

111-112, 114-117 PDF

The way we feel now·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

112 PDF

Books on what psychiatry can and cannot do·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

114 PDF

Coming in Harper’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

117-119 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

120-121 PDF

Fifteen old violins·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

121 PDF

Jazz notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

121 PDF

Civil rites·

= 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

November 2014

Stop Hillary!

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

How the Islamic State was Won

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cage Wars

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Everyday Grace

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"What Hillary will deliver, then, is more of the same. And that shouldn’t surprise us."
Photograph by Joe Raedle
Article
Cage Wars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"In the 1970s, “Chickens’ Lib” was a handful of women in flower-print dresses holding signs, but in the past decade farm hens have become almost a national preoccupation."
Photograph by Adam Dickerson/Big Dutchman USA, courtesy Vande Bunte Farms
Article
Paradise Lost·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Suffering Sappho! Here we still are, marching right into yet another century with our glass ceilings, unequal pay, unresolved work and child-care balance, and still marrying, forever marrying, men."
Illustration by Anthony Lister
Article
Off the Land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Nearly half the reservation lives below the poverty line, with unemployment as high as 60 percent, little to no infrastructure, few entitlements, a safety net that never was, no industry to speak of, and a housing crisis that has been dire not for five years but since the reservation’s founding in 1855."
Illustration by Stan Fellows
Post
Introducing the November 2014 Issue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Doug Henwood on stopping Hillary Clinton, fighters and potential recruits discuss the rise of the Islamic State, the inevitability of factory farming, and more

Cover photo by Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

Average number of days an oiled seabird survives in the wild after cleaning and release:

6

Epilepsy drugs can extend the life of worms by 50 percent.

A deaf dog belonging to a deaf owner was shot and killed in Alabama, and an Indiana dog’s skin troubles were found to be caused by an allergy to humans. “It’s just not his fault,” said the owner of Lucky Dog Retreat.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today