Quite simply, the best cultural review in the world.

- John O’Sullivan

"A review of the arts and intellectual life, the iconic monthly is as smart as it is bold. Each issue is chock-full of wise observations about culture and politics, pinpoint attacks on political correctness and long-form examinations of things that matter."

- Michael Goodwin, New York Post

More consistently worth reading than any other magazine in English.

- The Times Literary Supplement

"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)."

- Michael Dirda

A refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism

- The Wall Street Journal