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London Review of Books

Readers of the London Review of Books have come to expect inspired matches of writer and subject. Often provocative and always original, our writers do more than just review books - they analyse, inform and interrogate world culture. 

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  • The liveliest, the most serious and also the most radical literary periodical we have.

    - Alan Bennett
  • The London Review of Books is an entire culture.

    - Zadie Smith
  • The LRB has the best sheer quality writing of any magazine I know…a fine, scrupulous and eccentric literary journal.

    - Guardian