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Literary Review
Britain's best-loved literary magazine, now in its 38th year, filled with reviews of new books in a wide variety of subjects. Independent & irreverent.
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Literary Review 13h
As the protests rumble on, read Andrew Hussey's take on Christophe Guilluy's 'Twilight of the Elites'
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Sophie Baggott Feb 15
Buenos Aires has 10/10 bookshop game
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Literary Review Feb 15
Replying to @ihmont
Please do, by way of small apology from me for taking so long to sort this for you. And how odd that it's a week late. If you want to email the delivery address on the carrier sheet to track your delivery, we always appreciate that information.
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Literary Review Feb 15
Replying to @ihmont
Hi , so it was dispatched at the usual time - when in the month do you usually receive the magazine? I've organised for a replacement to be sent today, too, in case this one has gone missing. I'm sorry again for the delay in sorting this.
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Literary Review Feb 15
'The abiding impression it leaves is of Hobsbawm’s repellent moral narcissism' John Gray reviews 'Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History' by Richard J Evans
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Literary Review Feb 15
Replying to @ihmont
Gosh, yes, I’m so sorry. I got to work and was bogged down with the next issue and spent very little time on my computer. I shall do it today, first thing!
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Tom Holland Feb 14
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Should anyone have a subscription to , I once wrote an essay on why Don Quixote is the great searchbeam that best illumines Rushdie's purposes in making fiction out of Islam's origin myth
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Literary Review Feb 14
The February issue of Literary Review is out now! Dive in with Helen Hackett on the Elizabethan miniaturist, Nicholas Hilliard.
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Literary Review Feb 14
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Let me take a look when I’m in the office.
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Literary Review Feb 13
Valentine's Day lecture at Europe House by A N Wilson: 'A Royal Love Affair: Prince Albert, Queen Victoria and Europe' @ Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU, Thursday 14 February, 6.30pm–7.30pm. Free entry. To reserve a place, email comm-lon-rsvp@ec.europa.eu.
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Literary Review Feb 12
Oh, one of our contributing editors is only 12 pledges away from having his book backed on ! spare a penny or two!
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Will Hunt Feb 11
A gem of an essay on UNDERGROUND in , where our reviewer—who calls the book "lively and luminous"—gets so caught up reading that he almost lets a bath run over. One of the best bath-based reviews so far! (Thank you ) )
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Agnes Poirier Feb 8
Some light relief. I wrote a piece for ⁦⁩ which they called « Bad sex in Paris »... Anything to distract our minds from and other catastrophies.
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Virginia Woolstencroft Feb 6
'Epping & Grinding' - love this headline for another brilliant review of by in the . 'Truly beautiful prose... the candour and insightful scholarship Turner brings to his subject make it a very worth-while read.' 🍂
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Exact Editions Feb 1
The Select Literature Collection offers institutions the opportunity to choose subscriptions to four titles from a selection of eight prestigious literary magazines including , , and 📖
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Beth Macy Feb 2
Using my mug to inspire revisions on a piece about barriers to addiction treatment in rural America—not that I need fuel for indignation given this week’s news about the Sacklers. People, they wanted folks addicted to their drug; it says so right there on the mug.
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rachel syme Jan 30
since it is the coldest day of the year, it's time again to gaze upon this irving penn picture of the arctic explorer peter freuchen and his bored wife dagmar
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Literary Review Jan 27
'Few books have made me laugh or cry as hard' From the archive: Sam Leith reviews D T Max's biography of the great David Foster Wallace
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Literary Review Jan 26
From February 2015 - Seamus Perry on two books about T S Eliot
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Literary Review Jan 25
In last month's Diary, Frances Wilson shared the weird and wonderful sights of New York's public libraries:
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