A cura di @GiMa.
Today, however, is the anniversary itself. One hundred and sixty years ago tomorrow, our very first issue was given a middling review by The New York Times. “Though the talent of the writers in the Atlantic is indisputable,” the anonymous reviewer concluded, “there is a lack of freshness in the topics discussed.” Yet readers were encouraged to reserve judgment: “A periodical, like a horse or a steamer, must have sufficient time allowed it to show its strength.”
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