Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

445 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 Alexander von Humboldt * Fergus Fleming on architects' fantastical projects * Piers Brendom on 1968 * Deirdre Nansen McCloskey on neoliberalism * Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough on the deaths of great Vikings * Christopher Ross on Ian Buruma * Richard Canning on Tennessee Williams * Andrew Hussey on Frantz Fanon * Bridget Kendall on Soviet mapping techniques * Dmitri Levitin on Descartes's adventures * Ralph Pite on Thomas Hardy's Wessex * Victoria Glendinning's notebook * 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: April 2018
  • Issue Count: 445
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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