Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

434 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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Tanya Harrod on Ravilious & his circle * Adrian Tinniswood on Cromwell's Caribbean ambitions * Donald Rayfield on Czesław Miłosz * Felicity Cloake on gastrophysics * John Guy on Tudor palaces * Jan Morris on Wordsworth's Prelude * Michael Burleigh on crises in the West * Owen Matthews on a new Cold War * Jonathan Beckman on cyborgs & transhumanists * Karen Armstrong on Emmanuel Carrère * Louis Amis on Howard Jacobson * James Purdon on Hari Kunzru * Lucy Lethbridge on Victorian mesmerism * Ariane Bankes on David Jones * Kevin Jackson on the colour red * Douglas Murray on misguided intellectuals * Felipe Fernández-Armesto on the end of Muslim rule in Spain * Richard Cockett on South Sudan * 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: First Issue: 19 October 1979
  • Latest Issue: April 2017
  • Issue Count: 434
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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