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Magill’s Cinema Annual: Survey of films of the previous year

American Writers: Short biographies and bibliographies of canonical American writers

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Times Literary Supplement: Literary weekly covering literature, theatre, opera, exhibitions and film [Print edition location: Franzen Center]

New York Review of Books: One of the “premier literary-intellectual magazine[s] in the English language” -Esquire [Print edition location: Franzen Center]

Georgia Review: Literary journal published at the University of Georgia featuring both established and up-and-coming writers [Print edition location: Franzen Center]

Paris Review: Fiction and poetry from established contemporary writers
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Essays in Criticism: One of Britain’s most distinguished journals in literary criticism [Print edition location: Franzen Center]

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