Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

484 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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Oliver Ready on Dostoevsky * Robert Douglas-Fairhurst on H G Wells * Anthony Pagden on peace in Europe * Charles Darwent on Magritte * Thomas Kielinger on Angela Merkel * Edward Vallance on witches in New England * Anne Sebba on the women of Rothschild * Norma Clarke on Sybil and Cyril * Daniel Rey on Benedict XVI * Jonathan Rée on rationality * Peter Marshall on Zwingli * Michael Pye on Burgundy * Ian Critchley on Rose Tremain * Paul Bailey on Anthony Veasna So * 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: November 2021
  • Issue Count: 484
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352