Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

469 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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Fergus Fleming on Antarctica * James Blitz on modern politics * Andrew Lambeth on Arthur Jeffress * Daisy Dunn on Dora Maar * Jane Ridley on Edwardian architecture * Alexander Watson on 1918 * Philip Parker on the year 1000 * David Wheatley on Walt Whitman * Rupert Christiansen on Francis Poulenc * Mathew Lyons on 18th-century seamen * Piers Brendon on Hugh Trevor-Roper′s China journals * Laurence Kilpatrick on Silicon Valley whistleblowers * Lucian Robinson on Heinrich von Kleist * Anthony Cummins on Michael Frayn * 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: June 2020
  • Issue Count: 469
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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