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Wilson Library: Book Review Resources

A book review will discuss what is in a book and make a recommendation for reading or purchase.

Book criticism is a study of a book or several books using a lens of theory, such as Critical Race Theory, Feminist theory, or Gender/queer studies.


Book Review Resources


When reading writing on literature, be sure to note the source of the information, the year the book review is written, and the focus of the review's content. This page features various resources for finding different reviews and critiques of books.

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.


General newspaper database.


Searchable New York Times articles going back to 1985.


For a shortcut to this week's NY Times, click the button below: