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Latest issue:

Nicholas Roe on a new life of Thomas De Quincey * Adam Sisman on Hugh Trevor-Roper * Isabella Tree on Kathmandu * Caroline Moorehead on the Spanish Civil War * Jonathan Keates on Alessandro de' Medici * Stoddard Martin on Klaus Mann * Robert Irwin on Elizabethan England's fascination with the Islamic World * Tim Hilton on Young Mr Turner * William Doyle on the French Revolution * Paul Bailey on Garth Greenwell * Benjamin Ivry on Erik Satie * Lesley Downer on a memoir of Fukushima * Sarah Darwin on being a beast * Hannah Rosefield on Pride and Prejudice revisited * Gillian Tindall on George Gilbert Scott * Toby Lichtig on David Szalay * Dominic Green on Benjamin Franklin in London * and much, much more...



Founded in Edinburgh in 1979, Literary Review attracts contributors who are irreverent, accomplished and amusing. It is a trusted independent source for reviews of new books in history, biography, politics, travel and fiction, and is renowned for its annual ‘Bad Sex in Fiction Awards’. It also has a monthly poetry competition with generous cash prizes.

Martin Amis said: "In Literary Review you find something that has almost vanished from the book pages: its contributors are actually interested in Literature."

The two trial issues, from November 2012 and December 2006, include: John Gray on Oppenheimer; Andrew Roberts on Chamberlain; A C Grayling on Myths; Carole Angier on G√ľnter Grass; Gillian Tindall on mapping London; Jane Ridley on the Age of Spinsters; Raymond Seitz on Roosevelt up the Amazon; Peter Washington on Tom Paulin; plus articles from contributors including Michael Burleigh, Richard Overy, Blair Worden, Norman Stone, Paul Johnson, Joan Smith, Jane Gardam, Sam Leith, Nikolai Tolstoy, Joanna Kavenna ...

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