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Book Reviews: Popular

Book Reviews in Popular Media

General Databases:

  • Multi-Search: A platform that allows you to search over 100 GALILEO databases at once. Results will be a mixture of full-text and citations to reviews as well as scholarly and popular publications. Use the post-search limits for Magazines and  Reviews for popular sources.
  • Access World News: Hundreds of regional, national, and international newspapers.

Many newspapers have (or had) book review sections; search a specific title or find additional newspaper databases following the directions in our Newspapers Guide.

 

Major Publications:

New York Times Book Review

  • Current issues available online
  • 1851-2013 available in New York Times Historical Full Text (page scans) and 1980-today available in LexisNexis Academic (article text only)
  • See also New York Times Book Review Index, 1896-1970 (Main Reference 1st floor Z1035 .A1 N41)
  • Note bestseller lists are not consistently available in the online versions; if necessary, consult the NYT microfilm, Main Basement Microfilm AN35 .N5 N6

New York Review of Books

  • Current issues in Main 1st floor Current Periodicals.
  • 1963-1978, Main 2nd floor Folio Z1219 .N56.
  • 1963-last year, Main Basement Microfilm Z1219 .N56.

Times Literary Supplement (TLS)

  • Current issues in Main 1st floor Current Periodicals (oversize).
  • 1969-last year in Main Basement Microfilm AP4.T59.

Book Reviews on the Web

Online Bookellers and Review Websites