Thursday, September 4, 2014

Ian McEwan and Martin Amis are two old friends - who also happen to be literary superstars. Listen to them discuss their thought-provoking new books, The Children Act and The Zone of Interest, look back over their distinguished careers and consider the current state and the future prospects of the novel. The podcast is presented by journalist Alex Clark.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Novelist Martin Amis on the Middle East, England’s multiracial “triumph” and more.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Now reading.

Now reading.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Martin Amis at the PEN World Voices Festival, 5/3/14


Martin Amis at the PEN World Voices Festival, 5/3/14

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The process of writing a novel begins with a pang, a moment of recognition, and a situation, a character, or something you read in a paper, that seems to go off, like a solar flare inside your head. And you think, “I could write a novel about this.” Martin Amis (via armedwithink)
There is nothing as naked as human eyes: they haven’t even got skin over them. Martin Amis, Time’s Arrow (via aknowmadspalimpsest)
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Twenty may not be the start of maturity, but in all conscience, it’s the end of youth. Martin Amis, The Rachel Papers (via poached-pilcrow)
Monday, March 17, 2014
Probably human cruelty is fixed and eternal. Only styles change. Martin Amis, “Time’s Arrow” (via freedfromcontext)
Friday, January 17, 2014


Martin Amis.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
She smoked intently, narrowing her eyes each time she exhaled. One thing about that face: it is always beautifully lit. London Fields, Martin Amis (via waco-bacon)