Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

459 issues


Founded in Edinburgh in 1979, Literary Review is Britain's best-loved literary monthly, providing sixty-four pages of witty, informative and authoritative reviews each month. It covers everything from history, biography and politics to literature, art and travel, and its contributors include some of the best writers and thinkers of the day.

Martin Amis said: "In Literary Review you find something that has almost vanished from the book pages: its contributors are actually interested in Literature."

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Alexandra Gajda on Queen Elizabeth's banker * John Gribbin on the approaching Novacene * Felipe Fernández-Armesto on Thomas Harriot * Gillian Moore on Alma Mahler * James Delbourgo goes swimming * Ian Critchley on Howard Jacobsen * Miranda France on Joanna Kavenna * David Blackbourn on culture in the Third Reich * John Keay on India in the Persianate Age * Edward Vallance on Charles I's killers * Peter Conrad on Pavarotti * Sam Leith on Mick Herron * Arabella Byrne on Lisa Taddeo * and much, much more...

Subjects: Culture, Literature

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Founded in Edinburgh in 1979, Literary Review is Britain's best-loved literary monthly, providing sixty-four pages of witty, informative and authoritative reviews each month. It covers everything from history, biography and politics to literature, art and travel, and its contributors include some of the best writers and thinkers of the day.

Martin Amis said: "In Literary Review you find something that has almost vanished from the book pages: its contributors are actually interested in Literature."

  • First Issue: 19 October 1979
  • Latest Issue: July 2019
  • Issue Count: 459
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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