Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

450 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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Bernard Porter on Gandhi * Richard Cockett on Rodrigo Duterte * Peter Marshall on Thomas Cromwell * Amir-Hussein Radjy on Egypt's deep state * Sarah Bradford on the royal household * Jonathan Sumption on the Templars * Allan Massie on John Law * Sarah Ditum on self-help * Keith Miller on Knausgaard

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: September 2018
  • Issue Count: 450
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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