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APA (6th ed.) referencing guide (Online): Book review in a journal

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Book review in a journal

Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a reference to a book review in a journal in the body of your work and in the reference list at the end.

In text citations


According to Nagorski (2013)...
...(Nagorski, 2013).

Reference list

Last name of reviewer, Initial(s). (Year). Title of review [Review of the book Title of book, by name of book's author]. Journal Title, Volume number in italics(issue or part number if needed), page numbers.


Nagorski, A. (2013). The totalitarian temptation [Review of the book The devil in history: communism, fascism and some lessons

                 of the 20th century, by V. Tismaneanu]. Foreign Affairs, 92, 172-176.

If the review is untitled, place the material in square brackets immediately after the year. Retain the brackets to indicate that this is a description of the form and content, not the review's title.