= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1964 / November | View All Issues |

November 1964

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

6, 8, 13-14, 18 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

33-34, 36, 38, 40, 43 PDF

Gitars, folk songs, and halls of ivy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington insight

44, 46, 48, 50, 52 PDF

Johnson’s next four years·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

57-64 PDF

The question of fidelity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

57-64 PDF

The question of fidelity [(part I)]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

58 PDF

Simone de Beauvoir·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

65-69 PDF

Help! Help!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

70-76 PDF

The greatest bridge of them all·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

80 PDF

The paranoid style in action·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

87-90 PDF

Waiting for the firing squad·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

91-92, 95-98 PDF

Ten answers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letter from an October afternoon (part II)

Poetry

99 PDF

Home life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

100-102, 105-106 PDF

A brand new city for Maryland·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

108-110, 112, 119-120, 122 PDF

Stranger in town·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story

Article

124, 126, 129-130 PDF

The house Nebraska built·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

130 PDF

The dying willow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

132, 134, 136 PDF

Sweden’s remedy for “police brutality”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

136 PDF

Out of the mouths of babes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

138, 142, 144-145 PDF

Egoist in uniform·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

146-148 PDF

Katherine Anne Porter and the ICM·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

148 PDF

Ten for Christmas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

149-150 PDF

The just-like-me books·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

150-153 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

154, 156 PDF

Criteria for hi-fi–and costs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

154 PDF

And also . . .·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

158 PDF

Jazz notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Jazz notes

158 PDF

Chicagoan·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

[Coming in Harper’s]

158 PDF

[Coming in Harper's]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean
Article
The Quietest Place in the Universe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Gaitskell and his colleagues are approaching the revelation of a new order, a new universe, in which even light will be known differently, and darkness as well.”
Painting by Sebastiaan Bremer
Article
The Test of Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“One by one his books dismantle the idea that art consoles, that art contains truths, that art expresses the soul. He insists on the artificiality and createdness of his narratives.”
Article
Saving the Whale, Again·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“While the other Wall Street behemoths are currently tapering their derivatives trading, Citi has been expanding its own.”
Illustration by Ross MacDonald
[Browsings]
On Broadway·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph by the author

Chance that an American would give up at least one week of life to avoid taking a pill every day:

1 in 3

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A pair of Russian film directors asked President Vladimir Putin to invest $18 million in a new restaurant chain intended to drive McDonald’s out of the Russian market. “Every project these days,” a Russian television personality said of the proposal, “must be smothered in patriotic sauce.”

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