Definition of Book review
1. Noun. A critical review of a book (usually a recently published book).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Review
Literary usage of Book review
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scienceby American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Retinal tapetum lucidum: a novel reflecting system in the eye of teleosts, 478 Asch, SE: book review of Visual thinking, 361 Aspects of palynology, ..."
2. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1907)
"book review PHOTOGRAPHY FOR STUDENTS OF PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY By Louis DERR, MA, SB Macmillan Company, 1906. The volume before us is the outcome of a series ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"When a live bookseller signs ao year's contract for the book review he knows ... book review advertisers are now getting over 7000 plus circulation monthly. ..."
4. The Journal of Heredityby American Genetic Association by American Genetic Association (1916)
"531 Darwinism, A Champion of (book review), 394 Data on Heredity, $1000 for. 66 Davenport, Charles B. Heredity of Albinism, 221 Davenport, Review of a Book ..."
5. Publications by California Library Association (1904)
"He is frequently asked concerning the value of a new book that possibly he has not seen, and of which his only means of knowledge is through the book review ..."
6. The Centennial History of the Harvard Law School, 1817-1917 by Harvard Law School Association (1886- ) (1918)
"1897, 1898 [book review.] Select Pleas in the Court of Admiralty. Vol. II. ... 1901 [book review.] Constitutional History of the United States. FN THORPE. ..."