Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

447 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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John Stubbs on Shakespeare's tyrants * Richard Cockett on election-rigging * Darrin McMahon on Thomas Paine * Henrietta Garnett on feminism's fight with feathers * Keshava Guha on Dalits * Paul Willetts on a Shanghai noir * Avi Shilon on Benjamin Netanyahu * Salley Vickers on a new translation of the New Testament * Mick Brown on psychedelics * Blair Worden on civility * Christopher Hart on Samuel Johnson's guide to life * D D Guttenplan on Seymour Hersh * Ben Masters on Michael Ondaatje * Patrick Scrivenor on the Yeti * Sarah Crown on Rachel Kushner * 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 2018
  • Issue Count: 447
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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