Literary Review

Literature Collection  

Archived since 19 October 1979
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470 issues

Founded in Edinburgh in 1979, Literary Review is a trusted independent source for reviews of new books in history, biography, politics, travel and fiction. The monthly publication is well known for its amusing contributions and excellent editorial written by leading authors, journalists and academics, forming a gold mine for research in past and present literature.

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 soft power * Fran Bigman on swimming * Patricia Fara on merpeople * John Banville on William James * David Abulafia on ancient cities * Sean O′Brien on Larkin & Hull * Richard Vinen on Churchill myths * Will Wiles on bunkers * Roger Highfield on science fictions * James Delbourgo on minimalism & collecting * Donald Rayfield on Vladimir Putin * Richard Canning on the world′s queer frontiers * Felicity Cloake on food myths * Emma Griffin on sports in England * Sarah Ditum on Ali Smith * Joan Smith on Curtis Sittenfeld * Melanie White on Callan Wink * and much, much more...

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  • First Issue: 19 October 1979
  • Latest Issue: July/August 2020
  • Issue Count: 470
  • Page Count: 31,050
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5352

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