The Corner

Why Do I Keep Up My Subscription to The Ny Review of Books?

Because in among all the hate-Bush, hate-Sharon, hate-God boilerplate are

really good pieces like Daniel Mendelsohn’s funny, erudite and persuasive

trashing of the movie TROY in the latest (June 24) issue.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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