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Non-fiction book reviews

Total

Guardian

Authors, % who are men/women


Reviewers, % who are men/women
Change since 2012 (% points)

64%

71%

11

77%
17

23%

43%

17

47%

68%

19

15

67%

21

33%

60%
21

75%

31

77%
13

23%

64%

26

42%

13

36%

31

67%
21

66%

10

15

19

15%

25%

22

22

80%

36%

20%
13

26

27%

14

66%

67%

29

22

89%
30

33%

34%

10

74%

58%

17

Fiction book reviews

88%
38

21

60%

74%

18

23%
1

33%

34%

22

29

12%

11%

38

30

26%

40%

18

Combined reviews

37.6%

73%

73%

14

of the 591 reviewers


were women, up three
percentage points
on 2012

New Statesman

34%

28%

Sunday Times

13

27%

London Review
of Books

Independent
on Sunday

Times Literary
Supplement

66%

53%

Times

Independent

64%

72%

Financial
Times

32%

85%

Observer

58%

11

77%

Mail on
Sunday

Daily Mail

40%

36%

Sunday
Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

57%

29%

The Spectator

42%

26%

17

64%

79%

12

Total

21%

36%

12

Guardian

Authors, % who are men/women


Reviewers, % who are men/women
Change since 2012 (% points)

54%

50%

50%
3

46%
5

58%
3

Daily Telegraph

60%
10

56%
2

Daily Mail

48%
1

50%
36

50%
36

52%
1

33%
33

100%

21%

15

18

62%

18

15

39%

7%

22

25

68%
4

71%
1

29%
1

32%
4

64%
11

Times Literary
Supplement

51%
8

50%
5

50%
5

50%

50%

60%

10

20

20

33

67%
33

100% 100%
0

55%
4

93%

61%

25

22

45%

61%

21

11

75%
25

33%
17

0%

45%
4

67%
17

39%

55%

11

21

Independent
on Sunday

36%
11

69%
5

New Statesman

49%

0%

Sunday Times

Independent

Financial
Times

40%

Times

79%

12

42%

London Review
of Books

0%

33

59%

40%

Mail on
Sunday

Observer

38%

44%

12

Sunday
Telegraph

40.5%

of the 731 authors reviewed


were women, up nine
percentage points
on 2012

41%

62%
3

38%

31%

The Spectator

25%
25

70%
10

80%
17

20%

30%

17

10