Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

479 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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Sarah Watling on antiquaries * Jonathan Meades on assassins * Joanna Walters on the Sacklers * Simon King on private spies * Mark Mulholland on utopians * Max Norman on Garibaldi′s progress * John Burnside on An Orkney Tapestry * Lawrence Freedman on the Cuban Missile Crisis * Freya Johnston on Grub Street intrigue * Simon Cartledge on Hong Kong * Jane O′Grady on David Hume * Bijan Omrani on an Eton memoir * Gavin Plumley on Billy Wilder in Vienna and Berlin * Miranda Popkey on Rachel Cusk * Lucian Robinson on Keith Ridgway * 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: June 2021
  • Issue Count: 479
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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