Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The London Review of Books Has a Present for You

If you aren't a subscriber, you should be and they want to show you why.
From The Bookseller:

London Review of Books rounds off 40th anniversary
The London Review of Books has launched a new website, rounding off its 40th anniversary celebrations with a comprehensive overhaul of the paper’s online presence, with its archive freely accessible for a month.

The new website launched on Monday (16th December) with the entire LRB archive of almost 17,500 pieces—including writers such as Frank Kermode, Hilary Mantel, Oliver Sacks and Angela Carter—available to read for free until 15th January.

The refreshed site makes it easier navigate the archive and find articles, the literary journal said, with a "subjects" search function and curated "best of" lists featuring favourite pieces selected by the LRB editorial team, initially in the areas of Arts & Culture, Biography & Memoir, History & Classics, Literature & Criticism, Philosophy & Law, Politics & Economics, Psychology & Anthropology, and Science & Technology. Contributor pages now include articles about the contributor, as well as all pieces written by them.

Audio and video content produced by the LRB and the London Review Bookshop in Bloomsbury, London, is showcased more prominently, providing an unparalleled selection of interesting things to watch and listen to....MORE