Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

438 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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Peter Moore on Robert Louis Stevenson * Darrin McMahon on the invention of celebrity * Frances Spalding on Leonard Rosoman * Dmitri Levitin on Martin Luther * Catherine Peters on Jane Welsh Carlyle * Valerie Grove on Lesley Blanch * Tracy Borman on witches * Piers Brendon on immigration to post-war Britain * Richard Cockett on Southeast Asia * Robin Simon on Gainsborough * 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: First Issue: 19 October 1979
  • Latest Issue: August 2017
  • Issue Count: 438
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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