= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1977 / June | View All Issues |

June 1977

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4, 6, 8, 12 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Letters

4 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

12 PDF

Take for example·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

12 PDF

Blue suspension·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

12 PDF

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

15-16, 18 PDF

The black man’s burden·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

19-21 PDF

California still dreaming·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

22-24 PDF

The need for elite education·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

26-27, 30-31 PDF

Students of the subjective·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington

34-35, 38-39 PDF

Witnesses of the new order·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Washington

34-35, 38-39 PDF

Washington·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

Front cover, 41-46, 51-55 PDF

Inside the volcano·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

56 PDF

The buzzards·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

56 PDF

Mars·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

56-57 PDF

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

57 PDF

Dreamed in a dark millennium·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

57 PDF

The shore haunters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

58-60, 62-63 PDF

Zephyr·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

64, 67, 70-76 PDF

The arms zealots·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

64, 67-76 PDF

The arms zealots·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

68-69 PDF

Arsenal of democracy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

77-80 PDF

Spoiled children·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

80-82 PDF

Harmonies in time and space·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

82, 84 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

85 PDF

The drunk hunter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

85 PDF

Shooting rats at the Bibb County dump·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

85 PDF

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music

86-88 PDF

The most visionary modernist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Music

88 PDF

Recommended recordings·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

89 PDF

The Revisionist History Book Club newsletter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The fourth estate

90-92 PDF

Sins of omission·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The fourth estate

90-92 PDF

The fourth estate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

96 PDF

Title search·

= 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

December 2014

Poison Apples

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Growing Up

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Gateway to Freedom

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Guns and Poses

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Christmas in Prison

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Beeper World·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The beeper, for a certain kind of Miami teenager in the Nineties, was an essential evolutionary adaptation.”
Photograph by Curran Hatleberg
Article
Hammer Island·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The place could have sprung from someone’s jealous dream about white people.”
Photograph by Emily Stein
Article
Growing Up·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The best coming-of-age stories have a hole in the middle. They pretend to be about knowledge, but they are usually about grasping, long after it could be of any use, one’s irretrievable ignorance.”
Photograph by Ben Pier
Article
Guns and Poses·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“‘It’s open shopping,’ he said. ‘A warehouse. The whole of Libya.’”
Map by Mike Reagan
Article
Christmas in Prison·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Just so you motherfuckers know, I’ll be spending Christmas with my family, eating a good meal, and you’ll all be here, right where you belong.”
Photographer unknown. Artwork courtesy Alyse Emdur

Amount that President Obama has added to America’s “brand value” according to the Nation Brands Index:

$2,100,000,000,000

A study suggested that the health effects of exposure to nuclear radiation at Chernobyl were no worse than ill health resulting from smoking and normal urban air pollution.

A Utah woman named Cameo Crispi pleaded guilty to having drunkenly attempted to burn down her ex-boyfriend’s house by igniting bacon on his kitchen stove.

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