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The Irish Times
Prodigals by Greg Jackson has drama, drugs and cut-throat dialogueup of creatives, hyper-educated, highly-stimulated individuals. Comparisons hav
Prodigals by Greg Jackson has drama, drugs and cut-throat dialogue
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
up of creatives, hyper-educated, highly-stimulated individuals. Comparisons have understandably been made to the writing of Martin Amis and Ian McEwan, but there’s also an ultra-modern, American feel to these stories that aligns them to writers such... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Robert Crumb: ‘I was born weird'who? “Like Sam Shepard,” he snaps. “His work is just a seduction of women.” He
Robert Crumb: ‘I was born weird'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
who? “Like Sam Shepard,” he snaps. “His work is just a seduction of women.” He has said similar things about Martin Amis and Christopher Hitchens. In the 90s, his ascent to the high table of art began. A 1994 documentary by his... Read more
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The Irish Times
Granta: New Irish Writing review: Cutting edge to elder statesmenWriters. It happened to be a selection of emerging British writers. The class o
Granta: New Irish Writing review: Cutting edge to elder statesmen
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Writers. It happened to be a selection of emerging British writers. The class of 1983 was pretty impressive, featuring Martin Amis, Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro. There have been two further instalments. As recently as 2012 there was a Best of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tale of John Lennon's island adventures in running for leading Scottish book awardsMcEwan, Muriel Spark and Evelyn Waugh. Distinguished names appear on the list
Tale of John Lennon's island adventures in running for leading Scottish book awards
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
McEwan, Muriel Spark and Evelyn Waugh. Distinguished names appear on the list of biography winners, including Peter Ackroyd, Martin Amis, Quentin Bell, John Buchan, Richard Ellmann, Kathryn Hughes, Hermione Lee, Lytton Strachey and Claire To... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
László Nemes: ‘I didn’t want Son of Saul to tell the story of survival’Lanzmann interviewed a Treblinka Sonderkommando, Abraham Bomba, at considerable
László Nemes: ‘I didn’t want Son of Saul to tell the story of survival’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
Lanzmann interviewed a Treblinka Sonderkommando, Abraham Bomba, at considerable length in his epic documentary Shoah. Even Martin Amis included a Sonderkommando principal character in his recent novel The Zone of Interest. But Nemes’s film has... Read more
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Herald Sun
Baa baa humbug of our artist classgroup-think or moral crusaders. They also tend to respect the learned wisdom in
Baa baa humbug of our artist class
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
group-think or moral crusaders. They also tend to respect the learned wisdom in our traditions. Here are just some: Martin Amis, Saul Bellow, Albert Camus, Joseph Conrad, Michel Houellebecq, Rudyard Kipling, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, CS... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Following the 10 rules of Write Clubyou abide by rule eight--you will have to answer. (By the way, The War Against
Following the 10 rules of Write Club
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
you abide by rule eight--you will have to answer. (By the way, The War Against Cliche is the title of a collection of Martin Amis essays which you would be well served to read.) And the 10th and final rule of Write Club is the most important... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The fall: how diving became football’s worst crime | Alejandro Chacoffbeautifully. “Intellectual football-lovers are a beleaguered crew, despised by
The fall: how diving became football’s worst crime | Alejandro Chacoff
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
beautifully. “Intellectual football-lovers are a beleaguered crew, despised by intellectuals and football-lovers alike,” Martin Amis wrote in the London Review of Books in 1981. Not much has changed since then. In Brazil, intellectuals talk about... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
America's most famous feminist: 'There is no such thing as post-feminism'absent from most undercover reportage. Her witty riff, "If Men Could Menstruate
America's most famous feminist: 'There is no such thing as post-feminism'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
absent from most undercover reportage. Her witty riff, "If Men Could Menstruate", rivals Woody Allen - and even turned Martin Amis into a self-described feminist. Though she started out as a newspaper columnist - and, in 1972, co-founded a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stalin: Child poet to brutal soviet rulerman who visited repressions, genocide and murder on millions in the Soviet Unio
Stalin: Child poet to brutal soviet ruler
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
man who visited repressions, genocide and murder on millions in the Soviet Union. In his book on Stalin, Koba the Dread, Martin Amis posits that Stalin's medieval savagery toward his own people was a way of destroying his origins, the final purge... Read more

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