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- John O’Sullivan

More consistently worth reading than any other magazine in English.

- The Times Literary Supplement

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- The Wall Street Journal

"Indeed, nearly all the magazine's reviewing—of books, art, and music—is first-rate. The poetry featured is comparably exceptional with a strong preference for formal verse (which is just fine by me)."

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