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February 08, 2013 11:03 PM

The New York Review at 50

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

Joseph Epstein’s amusing Wall Street Journal article about The New York Review of Books the other day reminded me that it had been a long time since I had actually read anything in that once essential-seeming organ of the formerly chic Leftist establishment. Still, it’s clear from simply glancing at the Review that its politics [...]

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