Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

440 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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Jeremy Treglown on Anthony Powell * Christian Lorentzen on Martin Amis's American essays * Anna Keay on Charles II's great escape * Mary Wellesley on England's medieval queens * Alan Ryan on the struggle for global power * A N Wilson on Edward Lear * John Carlin on Catalonia * Christopher Woodward on Iain Sinclair's London * Michael Bloch on Princess Margaret * Patricia Fara on Victorian surgery * Jeremy Clarke on middle age * David Stafford on the London Cage * Alberto Manguel on the Odyssey * John Harwood on ghosts and spirits * Miranda Seymour on British embassies * David Jays on Alan Hollinghurst * Hannah Rosefield on Jennifer Egan * 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: October 2017
  • Issue Count: 440
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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