Summon is the UBC Library's meta-discovery tool that searches the UBC Library catalogue as well as multiple databases covering newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals. Enter the title of the book using quotation marks and the author's last name.
After your search results display, you can broaden your results to include newspaper reviews: on the left under Content Type uncheck the box Exclude Newspaper Articles.
You can also narrow your results to book reviews only by clicking the Book Review checkbox on the left under Content Type.
Provides access to full-text book reviews from scholarly and general magazines, as well as book review sections from major newspapers from 1981 onwards. Search tip: add the word review to your search by title & author.
Please limit number of articles downloaded to 100 per session. Please stick to that limit.
Includes over 300,000 reviews, letters, poems and articles featuring the contributions of the world's most influential writers and critics of the 20th and 21st centuries, from T.S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf to A.N. Wilson and Christopher Hitchens in the 1990s and 2000s.
Book Marks showcases critics from the most important and active outlets of literary journalism in America, aggregating reviews from over 70 sources—newspapers, magazines, and websites—and averaging them into a letter grade, as well as linking back to their source. Each book’s cumulative grade functions as both a general critical assessment, and, more significantly, as an introduction to a range of voices.