How to Find Book Reviews

This guide provides an overview of print and electronic resources which index reviews of books.

Finding Reviews of Older Books

Looking for a review of a literary classic like Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath? Or a popular non-fiction work such as Zinn's A People's History of the United States? Or even a more scholarly treatise that has seen frequent revisions (or editions)?

Online Databases

Print Resources

Use these resources when you are trying to find a review of a book published before 1990. The titles listed below cover works published PRIOR to the advent of the Internet.