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The Rest: Foreign books (that haven't been translated into English yet) that you will find at the complete review, books and authors that you won't, our lowest rated reviews, and the most unusual, most obscure, and most underappreciated books under review.
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: the Literary Saloon. The weblog at the complete review, providing opinionated commentary on literary matters and more.
: the complete review Quarterly. A quarterly review providing information on the state of the site, as well as the latest from the Literary Saloon. Criticism beyond the reviews at the complete review, in the form of essays, dialogues, fiction, and poetry. Appearing February, May, August, and November.
: cr Fiction. Literary fiction at the Literary Saloon.