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2014/10/31 22:37
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In a keynote speech to the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, Canada, Andrew Wylie also aimed his sharp tongue towards EL James’ 50 Shades of Grey – calling it “one of the most embarrassing...
2014/10/31 22:37
2014/10/31 22:37
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2014/10/30 12:37
2014/10/30 12:37
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The whole thing is for charity which is a good thing of course, but might it not bring the obvious imaginative constraints that even the organising charity, Freedom from Torture, outlines on its...
2014/10/30 00:04
2014/10/30 00:04
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Sensible answers to the questions of modern manhood. Turning 40A gift guide for the new quadragenarian in your life. Please send your questions for publication to gentlemanscholarslate@gmail.com....
2014/10/25 00:16
2014/10/25 00:16
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The Bahamas-based Kiwi holds the world record for the deepest dive ever without fins or any other aids — 101 metres, which is a long way down Freediver William Trubridge spent his childhood living on...
2014/10/23 05:06
2014/10/23 05:06
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The Zone of Interestby Martin AmisAlfred A. Knopf, 320pp., $26.95 No one can accuse Martin Amis of lacking ambition. Since the publication of his first novel, The Rachel Papers, in 1973, he's written...
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2014/10/22 21:45
2014/10/22 21:45
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THURSDAY 10/23-SUNDAY 10/26 YOUNG GODS OF AMERICA Various venues: Little Rock, Fayetteville, Conway and Memphis. "I don't think people know that, like, it's actually happening for us," the local...
2014/10/21 06:26
2014/10/21 06:26
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This is Martin Amis, writing about chess: "Nowhere in sport, perhaps nowhere in human activity, is the gap between the trier and the expert so astronomical." Is he right? In the field of human...
2014/10/19 00:36
2014/10/19 00:36
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Above: Martin Amis, mid-discussion at the New Yorker Festival I spoke to Martin Amis at his house in January, shortly before publication of his twelfth novel, “The Pregnant Widow.” If you’re not...
2014/10/17 19:13
2014/10/17 19:13
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Long before Lollapalooza became a fixture in Grant Park, long before Riot Fest and Pitchfork Music Festival and the myriad other concentrations of cultural events that have come to define the city's...
2014/10/17 06:42
2014/10/17 06:42
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This time last year I hosted a Swedish academic who had come to Cambridge to give a talk about Montesquieu. Only she didn't want to talk about Montesquieu. She wanted to talk about Russell Brand....
2014/10/16 17:24
2014/10/16 17:24
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Fiction about writing fiction is generally considered a cop-out: there’s a feeling that the author should be able to think of something else, while the audience will soon want to. This fear has been...
2014/10/16 12:24
2014/10/16 12:24
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In 1928 the students of Newnham College, Cambridge – one of only two colleges at that university which then admitted women – had few advantages. Compared to the male-dominated splendour of the rest of...
2014/10/14 19:17
2014/10/14 19:17
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His new father-in-law doesn’t want Peter to return later to low-paid teaching, so he involves him in some lucrative nefarious activities. I find it fascinating to try to experience these events...
2014/10/14 11:35
2014/10/14 11:35
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Visitors to London’s Albert Hall are often puzzled by the absence of one particular attraction – namely Adolf Hitler’s testicle, which a popular World War II song suggested was on display in the...
2014/10/13 17:42
2014/10/13 17:42
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The Australian writer Peter Carey, twice winner of the Booker Prize, has criticised the decision to open the award up to Americans for the first time, claiming that the old Commonwealth-only version...
2014/10/13 14:17
2014/10/13 14:17
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Never a stranger to the rumour mills, Adolf Hitler enjoys more mythology than most - but on Saturday, novelist Martin Amis added some of the weirdest claims yet to gossip surrounding the Fuhrer. As...
2014/10/13 12:38
2014/10/13 12:38
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A renowned author has claimed that Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun "had sex without touching each other or taking their clothes off". According to Martin Amis, the Nazi leader, who he claims was asexual,...
2014/10/13 10:24
2014/10/13 10:24
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Thinking out loud: Grayson Perry and Martin Amis in Perry's north London studio, September 2014 Grayson Perry You know, I’ve been weirdly nervous of you coming round. Martin Amis Well, quite...
2014/10/12 04:33
2014/10/12 04:33
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The Zone of Interest By Martin Amis 306 pages, $26.95 By Michael D. Langan NEWS BOOK REVIEWER “The Zone of Interest,” Martin Amis’ 14th novel, is a love story situated in a fictional Nazi...
2014/10/10 11:09
2014/10/10 11:09
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Serge: "One hundred and thirty thousand dollars." Murphy: "Get the f--k out of here!" Serge [indignant, but starting to laugh]: "No . . . it's serious!" [Holding back his laughter]: "It's a very...
2014/10/31 22:37
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