= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1978 / June | View All Issues |

June 1978

Photography

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Letters

4-6, 8, 11-12 PDF

Letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The easy chair

13-15 PDF

The American bedouin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

On the seductions of barbarism

Article

24-25, 27-29 PDF

Rubber tomatoes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The unsavory partnership of research and agribusiness

Article

39 PDF

Brief lives·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Merlin the CPA

Article

Front cover, 41-48, 53-60 PDF

The wealth of Washington·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

61 PDF

That bright grey eye·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

63-74 PDF

Spanish Harlem·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Dreams that money can’t buy

Fiction

78-79 PDF

The lascivious hedgehog·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A short story

In our time

80 PDF

Off to a better place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In our time

80 PDF

In our time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

81-85 PDF

The debate of the century (con’t.)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

84 PDF

Evidence in review·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

85 PDF

Evening services every fourth Sunday·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books

86-89 PDF

The passionate few·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Books in brief

89-90 PDF

Books in brief·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

90 PDF

Lost and found·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American miscellany

94-96 PDF

American miscellany·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Puzzle

100 PDF

Abecedarian jigsaw·

= 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

December 2016

Prose by Any Other Name

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The New Red Scare

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Separated at Birth

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Priest in the Trees

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Lightness

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

With Child

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
With Child·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"She glanced across the waiting room at a television playing a birth-control ad and laughed darkly. 'Jesus, Lord, it would be so nice if someone just pushed me down a flight of stairs.'"
Photograph (detail) by Lara Shipley
Article
Swat Team·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"As we shall see, for the sort of people who write and edit the opinion pages of the Post, there was something deeply threatening about Sanders and his political views."
Illustration (detail) by John Ritter
Article
Escape from The Caliphate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"When Matti invited me on a tour of the neighborhood, I asked about security. 'The message has already been passed to ISIS that you’re here,' he said. 'But don’t worry. I guarantee I could bring even you in and out of the Islamic State.'"
Photograph (detail) by Alice Martins
Article
In This One·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"She glanced across the waiting room at a television playing a birth-control ad and laughed darkly. 'Jesus, Lord, it would be so nice if someone just pushed me down a flight of stairs.'"
Illustration (detail) by Shonagh Rae
Article
“Don’t Touch My Medicare!”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Medicare’s popularity, however, comes with almost no understanding of what the program is and how it works."
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch

Rank of Richard Nixon masks among the top U.S. costumer’s best-selling political masks over the last five years:

1

A small meteorite injured an adolescent German.

It was reported that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called Trump to discuss issues relating to women and families, and Trump handed the phone to his daughter.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today