The Kensington Review

29 September 2003

Latest Commentary:
When the title of this journal was selected, it was done deliberately to honor two things: Kensington in west London where a few extremely glorious years passed, and the Paris Review, a literary journal without rival. While the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea will carry on, the future of the Paris Review fell into grave doubt last week with the passing of its editor, George Plimpton, at the age of 76. Click here to read more.

Tuesday of last week saw a heavy downpour in New York and the arrival of President Bush, a combination that made the morning commute unbearable for many. Given what Mr. Bush said at the UN, he was less welcome than the rain. His speech was a melange of wooly-thinking, unconnected themes and unconditional defiance. Staying in Washington and snubbing the UN would have done less harm to American diplomacy. Click here for more.
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"Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability"
-- George Bernard Shaw

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