= 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 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2015

In the Shadow of the Storm

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Measure for Measure

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trouble with Israel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Camera on Every Cop

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Part Neither, Part Both·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Eight months pregnant I told an old woman sitting beside me on the bus that the egg that hatched my baby came from my wife’s ovaries. I didn’t know how the old woman would take it; one can never know. She was delighted: That’s like a fairy tale!”
Mother with Children, by Gustav Klimt © akg-images
Article
What Recovery?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Between 2007 and 2010, Albany’s poverty rate jumped 12 points, to a record high of 39.9 percent. More than two thirds of Albany’s 76,000 residents are black, and since 2010, their poverty rate has climbed even higher, to nearly 42 percent.”
Photograph by Will Steacy
Article
Rag Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

From a May 23 commencement address delivered at Hofstra University. Doctorow died on Tuesday. He was 84.
“We are a deeply divided nation in danger of undergoing a profound change for the worse.”
Photograph by Giuseppe Giglia
Article
The Trouble with Israel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“We think we are the only people in the world who live with threat, but we have to work with regional leaders who will work with us. Bibi is taking the country into unprecedented international isolation.”
Photograph by Adam Golfer
Post
Greece, Europe, and the United States·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“A progressive Europe—the Europe of sustainable growth and social cohesion—would be one thing. The gridlocked, reactionary, petty, and vicious Europe that actually exists is another. It cannot and should not last for very long.”

Photograph by Stefan Boness

Percentage of Americans who believe that the population of the United States exceeds one billion:

28

Scientists explained why breast milk does not turn breasts to bone.

A pit bull was shot in Milwaukee after being mistaken for a lion.

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