The British Society for Literature and Science reviews books on all aspects of literature and science on the BSLS Reviews website. We aim to be a comprehensive resource on books in the field published since 2010, including subdisciplines such as literature and medicine, cognitive neuroscience criticism, ecocriticism, cyberculture, Gothic and science etc. Please follow these links for all current book reviews by period:
- General and Theory
- Early Modern to Eighteenth Century
- Romantic and Victorian
- Modern and Contemporary
If you would like to submit a book to be reviewed, please send it to Dr Gavin Budge, BSLS Reviews Editor, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB, UK
If you would like to review books, please email Gavin Budge at G.Budge@herts.ac.uk, letting me know your particular field of interest. It would be very helpful if you could propose particular books you'd like to review.
We're currently seeking reviewers for these books - please email me if you are interested in reviewing them.
These are the books we currently have under review.
These are some of the most recent reviews (listed in chronological order, most recent at the bottom)
- Laura White, The Alice Books and the Contested Ground of the Natural World
- Matthew Escobar, The Persistence of the Human: Consciousness, Meta-body and Survival in Contemporary Film and Literature
- Karin Koehler, Thomas Hardy and Victorian Communication: Letters, Telegrams and Postal Systems
- Nicolás Salazar Sutil and Sita Popat (eds), Digital Movement: Essays in Motion Technology and Performance
- Tom Solomon, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Medicine
- Tuire Valkeakari, Precarious Passages: The Diasporic Imagination in Contemporary Black Anglophone Fiction
- Julie Peakman, Amatory Pleasures: Explorations in Eighteenth-Century Sexual Culture
- Ulrich Beck, The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change Is Transforming Our Concept of the World
- Alexander Pollatsek and Rebecca Treiman (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Reading
- Paul Erickson, The World The Game Theorists Made
- Peter Burke, What Is the History of Knowledge?
- Tom Bristow, The Anthropocene Lyric: an Affective Geography of Poetry, Person, Place