Literary Research: Book Reviews

Book Review Search Tips

  • Know the author, title, and original publication year of the book.
  • Choose a book review source that covers the original publication year of the book.
  • If necessary, check print indexes for book reviews, especially for books published before the 1980s. The Book Reviews guide lists selected print sources for locating book reviews.

General Starting Point

Book Reviews in Literary Criticism Databases

The following databases contain book review citations or full text and are more likely to cover book reviews published in scholarly journals.

Additional Book Review Sources

The Book Reviews research guide includes a more comprehensive list of online and print book review sources available through Sterne Library.

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