Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

473 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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Alberto Manguel′s miracle in Lisbon * David Gelber on Garibaldi in South America * Dmitri Levitin on polymaths * Cressida Connolly on Sybille Bedford * David Blow on America & Iran * Farzana Shaikh on Pakistan * Robert Mayhew on the Enlightenment * Michael White on Boris Johnson * Michael Tanner on Wagner * Paul Broks on autism * Kathryn Hughes on cats * Anthony Cummins on the Goncourts * John Maier on Jonathan Coe * Hannah Rosefield on Diane Cook * Stephen Romer on Jules Renard * Kate Wiles on the Light Ages * 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 2020
  • Issue Count: 473
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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