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book review

a critical description, evaluation, or analysis of a book, especially one published in a newspaper or magazine.
a section or page of a newspaper or magazine devoted to such material.
Origin of book review
First recorded in 1860-65
Related forms
book reviewer, noun
book reviewing, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A book review (written by a woman) which I have at hand contains some generalizations which bear on the subject.

  • Tom was engaged on a book review for The New Democracy on the staff of which he was employed.

    This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald

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