book review


Definition of book review

1 : a descriptive and critical or evaluative account of a book
2 : a newspaper supplement or magazine devoted chiefly to book reviews a typical book campaign in eight important book reviewsPublishers' Weekly

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First Known Use of book review

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Book review.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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