Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

443 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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Margot Light on nuclear war * Alastair Campbell on depression * Piers Brendon on British spies & the Establishment * Henrietta Garnett on the writers' reader * Lucy Lethbridge on Laura Ingalls Wilder * Alan Taylor on the Debatable Land * Kevin Jackson on faerie folk * Julian Baggini on Steven Pinker's enlightenment * Michael Burleigh on the CIA in Afghanistan * Wendy Moore on women's suffrage * Thomas Hodgkinson on self-improvement * Keith Miller on Jim Crace * Josie Mitchell on Joe Dunthorne * 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: January 2018
  • Issue Count: 443
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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