Martin Amis

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From Travolta to Trump: Martin Amis on His New Essay Collection

Monday, March 05, 2018

Famed British novelist and critic Martin Amis discusses his latest collection, "The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017."

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Why Martin Amis Set a Love Story in Auschwitz

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

After 25 years of studying the Holocaust, Amis determined that it's futile to try and figure out why it happened. But understanding it, he says, is essential to our self-understanding.

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Martin Amis on His New Novel

Monday, September 10, 2012

Martin Amis talks about his new novel, Lionel Asbo: State of England, about a terrifying thug and his relationship with his quiet, studious orphaned nephew.


Martin Amis on The Pregnant Widow

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Martin Amis talks about his new novel, The Pregnant Widow, set in 1970, when the youth of Europe were experiencing the chaotic, ecstatic changes of the sexual revolution. It tells the story of 20-year-old Keith Nearing, a college student spending the long, hot summer in a castle in Italy with his friends. The novel is a portrait of young lives being carried away on a sea of change.


Guest Picks: Martin Amis

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Martin Amis stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about some of his favorite books, music and more.


Martin Amis on the Gulags

Monday, July 02, 2007

Martin Amis's latest novel, House of Meetings, is narrated by a former gulag prisoner. After many years of being haunted by his experiences there, he returns to tour the gulags in 2004.

House of Meetings is available for purchase at

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