Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

446 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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Michael Burleigh on the nuclear threats of 1983 * Laura Freeman on the lives of the surrealists * Ambrogio A Caiani on Napoleon's rise and fall * Keith Lowe on Operation Market Garden * Susan Owens on early still life * Piers Brendon on Prince Charles * John Burnside on addiction * Jack Stilgoe on space barons * Susie Orbach on motherhood * Anne Chisholm on William Trevor * Sarah Ditum on Sheila Heti * Donald Sassoon on modern Italy * Felipe Fernández-Armesto on Columbus's literary inheritor * Alex Goodall on the American Dream and America First * Laird Hunt on Kevin Powers * 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: May 2018
  • Issue Count: 446
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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