Letter to the Editor

I prompted a very cool letter-to-the-editor in yesterday’s New York Times Book Review, reacting to “John Adams Talks to his Books,” my piece on the second president’s marginalia. You have to read to whole thing. 

Richard Brookhiser — Historian Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor of National Review and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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