= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1968 / January | View All Issues |

January 1968

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4, 6-8 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

9-12 PDF

A shipload of doomed men·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

10 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

After hours

13-16 PDF

Never on Tuesday·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

14 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

21-26 PDF

The road to Miami Beach·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

27-30 PDF

Giacomo Joyce·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A study of love

Article

Front cover, 31-39 PDF

Autobiography·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1914-1918 ([part I])

Cartoon

35 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

40-44 PDF

Avis vs. Hertz·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Madison Avenue’s favorite feud

Cartoon

43 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

45-52 PDF

Voices of the Vietcong·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

49 PDF

Two by Nitka·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

49 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

49 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

52 PDF

Chromatic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

56-62 PDF

The doctors meet the people·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Status report

64 PDF

The politics of frustration·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Status report

64, 66 PDF

Soft sell for crime victims·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Status report

66 PDF

Infiltrating the educationists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Status report

66 PDF

Taking the Second·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Status report

68 PDF

Sex and politics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The new books

69-74 PDF

The continuity of Russian voices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

70 PDF

Something about territory·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

71 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Introduced in Harper’s

75 PDF

Introduced in Harper’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

76-79 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Performing arts

80-83 PDF

Films·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The bigger they come

Performing arts

80-83 PDF

Performing arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music in the round

84-85 PDF

A Polish passion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Cartoon

85 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $34.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2014

50,000 Life Coaches Can’t Be Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quinoa Quarrel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

You Had to Be There

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Study in Sherlock

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“1. Death, The Sound of Perseverance (Nuclear Blast, 1998)”
Photograph (detail) by Peter Beste
Article
You Had to Be There·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“He explained how sober Doug structured the bits and worked out the material’s logic; drunk Doug found the funny.”
Illustration by Andrew Zbihlyj
[Letter from Bentonville]
Citizen Walmart·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

From the July 2012 issue

“He’s taking on a heap of debt to scale up for Walmart, a heap of debt.”
Photograph by Thomas Allen
Article
Dark Heights·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Discussed in this essay:

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, by Elizabeth Kolbert. Henry Holt. 352 pages. $28.

The extinction symbol is a spare graphic that began to appear on London walls and sidewalks a couple of years ago. It has since become popular enough as an emblem of protest that people display it at environmental rallies. Others tattoo it on their arms. The symbol consists of two triangles inscribed within a circle, like so:

“The triangles represent an hourglass; the circle represents Earth; the symbol as a whole represents, according to a popular Twitter feed devoted to its dissemination (@extinctsymbol, 19.2K followers), “the rapidly accelerating collapse of global biodiversity” — what scientists refer to alternately as the Holocene extinction, the Anthropocene extinction, and (with somewhat more circumspection) the sixth mass extinction.

Article
Consume, Screw, Kill·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Now may be the unlikeliest time for us to grow a conscience about how our rapacity is endangering other species, since we’re now aware of how frightfully our rapacity is endangering us.”
Collage (detail) by David McLimans

Ratio of husbands who say they fell in love with their spouse at first sight to wives who say this:

2:1

Mathematicians announced the discovery of the perfect method of cutting a cake.

Indian prime-ministerial contender Narendra Modi, who advertises his bachelorhood as a mark of his incorruptibility, confessed to having a wife.

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

HARPER’S FINEST