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MLA Citation Style, 8th Edition: Book Review

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to MLA style citations.

pp. 29-30.

Last name, First name. "Title of Review." Review of Title of Book, by Book Author, Title of Container, Date of Publication, pp. <page range>.

IT:     (Powers 10)

WC:   Powers, Thomas. "The Road to West Egg." Review of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The

                  Great Gatsby, by Sarah Churchwell, London Review of Books, 4 July 2013, pp. 9-11.


NOTE: If a review is untitled, include a title which incorporates the work that is being reviewed.

E.g., Mackin, Joseph. Review of The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, by Alan Jacobs. New York Journal of

                  Books, 2 June 2011, nyjournalofbooks.come/bookreview/peasures-reading-age-distraction.