Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

472 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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Robin Simon on Goya * Michael Burleigh on Xi Jinping * Patricia Fara on Christiaan Huygens * Benjamin Riley on follies * Barnaby Crowcroft on Arabs vs Iran * Jeremy Treglown on Tom Stoppard * Jonathan Rée on Spinoza * Lucy Lethbridge on a suburban haunting * David Gelber on Portugal′s dictator * Anthony Cummins on Sigrid Nunez * Steve Richards on the Corbyn years * Darrin M McMahon on Freemasons * Helen Graham on the International Brigades * Piers Brendon on the special relationship * Freya Johnston on the Sharps * 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: October 2020
  • Issue Count: 472
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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