Historical Book Reviews

A book review is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit. A book review may be a primary source, opinion piece summary review or scholarly review.

Historically, reviews are often dictated by the time in which they were written, and can be prejudice against minority groups or sensationalised if the case may be.

Below is a list of historical book reviews that will eventually cover many aspects of human life. LGBT, Black, Asian, Jewish etc…

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The 1948 New York Times book review of the City and the Pillar.

The 1974 New York Times book review of Watership Down.

The 1938 New York Times book review of The Hobbit.

The 1936 New York Times Book Review of Gone with the Wind

The 1955 New York Times Book Review of Lord of the Flies