Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

454 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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David Abulafia on how classical ideas were lost and found * Tim Blanning on conceptions of time in German history * Helen Hackett on Nicholas Hilliard * Andrew Hussey on France's precarious politics * Roy Greenslade on Jill Abramson * John Gray on Eric Hobsbawm * Catherine Brown on Teffi * Will Wiles ventures underground * Agnès Poirier on Michael Peppiatt * Kathleen Burk on silver * Christopher Hart on Auberon Waugh * Pamela Norris on Tessa Hadley * Matt Rowland Hill on Adam Foulds * 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: February 2019
  • Issue Count: 454
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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