= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1974 / May | View All Issues |

May 1974

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Wraparound

3 PDF

Love, the tickle and the rub·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

3-10, 101-104 PDF

Love, the tickle and the rub·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

What captivity kills·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Reversing field·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Ideas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

4 PDF

Dance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Marriage I, marriage II·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

Some enchanted evening·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

5 PDF

June moon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Groom boom, boon, or doom?

Wraparound

5 PDF

Religious ragout·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

So grows the tree·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

6 PDF

Readers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

A pressure cooker built for two·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Sources·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

7 PDF

Upon a high and handsome bedstead·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

The vision destroyed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

An Irish girl’s lament·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8 PDF

Premarital divorce·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

8-9 PDF

Suppress yourself·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Where marriages are arranged·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

C’est two·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

9 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Song of ample experience·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

The uses of adversity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Sources·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

10 PDF

Readers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

12-18 PDF

What if we don’t impeach him?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

23-24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36 PDF

Why we will impeach him·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

23-24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36 PDF

Why we will impeach him·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

36 PDF

The likely lineup·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

37-40 PDF

An archaeology of the space age·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

42-44, 48-49 PDF

Steal this author·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

51-54, 59-61 PDF

What’s wrong with politics·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

62 PDF

Coney Island, late March·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

62 PDF

The state Lions’ convention·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Duluth, Minnesota

Poetry

63 PDF

For a magician·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

64-66, 68-71 PDF

California inquest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

72-74 PDF

Department store·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

79-84 PDF

IBM on trial·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

86 PDF

Beastly inventions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Commentary

86-89 PDF

Liberation–in whose terms?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

90-92 PDF

A wind from the West·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

92, 96-97 PDF

Imprisoned by men·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

97-98 PDF

Liaisons dangereuses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

99-100 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

101 PDF

Getting back on the tracks·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

101 PDF

Wraparound·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

101 PDF

The right person·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

102 PDF

How do I love thee? Let me put it on a nine-point scale·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

102 PDF

Case wants your contract·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

102 PDF

Letting it all hang out·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

103 PDF

Sources·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

103 PDF

“I love maple walnut”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

103-104 PDF

Readers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

104 PDF

The secret of success·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

104 PDF

Mating call·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Wraparound

105 PDF

Tools for living·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

105 PDF

By way of introduction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

105 PDF

Son of superlock·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

105 PDF

Word salad·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Wraparound

105 PDF

Rx for soaked cyclists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Game

109 PDF

Pertinent poetry·

= 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

September 2015

Weed Whackers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Tremendous Machine

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Goose in a Dress

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Genealogy of Orals

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Prisoner of Sex·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“It is disappointing that parts of Purity read as though Franzen urgently wanted to telegraph a message to anyone who would defend his fiction from charges of chauvinism: ‘No, you’ve got me wrong. I really am sexist.’”
Illustration by Shonagh Rae
Article
Gangs of Karachi·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“In Karachi, sometimes only the thinnest of polite fictions separates the politicians from the men who kill and extort on their behalf.”
Photograph © Asim Rafiqui/NOOR Images
Article
Weed Whackers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Defining 'native' and 'invasive' in an ever-shifting natural world poses some problems. The camel, after all, is native to North America, though it went extinct here 8,000 years ago, while the sacrosanct redwood tree is invasive, having snuck in at some point in the past 65 million years.”
Photograph by Chad Ress
Article
The Neoliberal Arts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“College is seldom about thinking or learning anymore. Everyone is running around trying to figure out what it is about. So far, they have come up with buzzwords, mainly those three.”
Artwork by Julie Cockburn
Article
A Goose in a Dress·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Through Itself is not a restaurant, although it looks like one. It may even think it is one. It is a cult.”
Illustration by Steinman and Tear

Percentage of Britons who cannot name the city that provides the setting for the musical Chicago:

65

An Australian entrepreneur was selling oysters raised in tanks laced with Viagra.

A naked man believed to be under the influence of LSD rammed his pickup truck into two police cars.

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