Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

449 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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Robert Mayhew on the Endeavour * Frank Prochaska on the British and American empires * Frances Wilson on the allure of the Mediterranean * Thomas Shippey on England's lost King Edmund * Emma Smith on Shakespeare's wife * James Sharpe on Gypsies * Vicky Pryce on Barclays * Natasha Cooper on Jessica Mann * Piers Brendon on Britain in the twentieth century * Dominic Sandbrook on Yuval Noah Harari * Charles Foster on whales * Jane O'Grady on love sickness * Simon Baker on Andrew Miller * Matt Rowland Hill on Edouard Louis * John Sutherland on Robert Graves * Miranda France on Melissa Harrison * 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: August 2018
  • Issue Count: 449
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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