Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

431 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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Jan Morris on Wild Wales * Alberto Manguel on libraries * Thomas Shippey on Charlemagne * Kevin Jackson on Jean Cocteau * Candia McWilliam on the Hebrides * Diane Purkiss on the phoenix * Richard Overy on Nazi drug-taking * Catherine Peters on debtors' prisons * Jonathan Keates on Emile Zola in London * Kathryn Hughes on Anne Brontë * Peter Moore on scurvy * Fergus Fleming on phantom maps * Juliet Barker on opus anglicanum * David Lubin on John Singleton Copley * Michael Burleigh on authoritarianism * Joanna Kavenna on Enrique Vila-Matas * Stephen Cave on the Singularity * Sarah Ditum on Future Sex * Laird Hunt on Colson Whitehead * 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: December 2016
  • Issue Count: 431
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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