Literary Review

Archived since 19 October 1979 Complete Archive

478 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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Dmitri Levitin on Dante * Tanya Harrod on Barbara Hepworth * Jonathan Sumption on catastrophe * Caroline Moorehead on Napoleon′s love of gardens * Andrew Gailey on the partition of Ireland * George Prochnik on German Jerusalem * David Wheatley on D H Lawrence * D J Taylor on Monica Jones & Philip Larkin * Bridget Kendall on translation * Anthony Cummins on Sunjeev Sahota * James Womack on Spanish short stories * Piers Brendon on Churchill′s history of Sudan * Wendy Moore on mystery illnesses * Ange Mlinko on Louise Gluck * 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 2021
  • Issue Count: 478
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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