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Evening Standard
Bloc party: inside London's brutalist buildingsugly. Arabella Huddart in her two-bed flat in Trellik Tower (Chris Tubbs) Yet
Bloc party: inside London's brutalist buildings
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
ugly. Arabella Huddart in her two-bed flat in Trellik Tower (Chris Tubbs) Yet it is also iconic — name checked by Martin Amis in London Fields, a recurring figure in films and music videos, and the site (and namesake) of Rellik vintage... Read more
16d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rebel of Oz: Clive James on working on new projectshuman race."London's famous lunch club James also reflected on the famous lunc
Rebel of Oz: Clive James on working on new projects
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
human race."London's famous lunch club James also reflected on the famous lunch club he started with Christopher Hitchens, Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie and Julian Barnes. "I had spent a lot of time at Cambridge listening to the famous Don, FR... Read more
17d
Evening Standard
Sam Leith: It’s time we blew the whistle on the football thugsthat community unequivocally condemning the extremists? Euro 2016: Fireworks l
Sam Leith: It’s time we blew the whistle on the football thugs
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
that community unequivocally condemning the extremists? Euro 2016: Fireworks lit and chairs thrown in Marseille To adapt Martin Amis: “There’s a definite urge — don’t you have it? — to say: ‘The football community will have to suffer until it... Read more
17d
The Globe and Mail
How do I tell my friend to stop cutting me off?it, too – sometimes just to check some factoid pertaining to our conversation.
How do I tell my friend to stop cutting me off?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
it, too – sometimes just to check some factoid pertaining to our conversation. I’ve come to accept it.) And as the writer Martin Amis said: “It is the summit of idleness to lament the way things actually are.” So I give! Uncle! If being a parent... Read more
23d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Beneath the Veil: On the Truth of Islam – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsof so-called tolerant multiculturalism: the more it is tolerant, the more it is
Beneath the Veil: On the Truth of Islam – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
of so-called tolerant multiculturalism: the more it is tolerant, the more it is oppressively homogeneous. Recall how Martin Amis ridiculed Islam as the most boring of all religions, which demands that its believers perform again and again the... Read more
24d
Investors Chronicle
Three objects of ‘value’and head north, exiting at 116th and Broadway. There, you will see New York’s I
Three objects of ‘value’
Investors Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
and head north, exiting at 116th and Broadway. There, you will see New York’s Ivy League university, Columbia, or – as Martin Amis once put it – Columbia’s “pillared, high-chinned buildings, their chests thrown out in cultural pride” mixing it... Read more
28d
The Irish Times
50 things to do in Ireland this summermore, Borris House hosts one of the most eclectic literary festivals around. Th
50 things to do in Ireland this summer
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
more, Borris House hosts one of the most eclectic literary festivals around. The excellent line-up includes Deborah Levy, Martin Amis, Chrissie Hynde, Mariella Frostrup, Dominic West, Joseph O’Neill, Fintan O’Toole and Olivia O’Leary. Sport: Uefa... Read more
29d
New York Post
Hollywood is full of whores who will still hire Johnny Depproles as Aquaman’s wife in a pair of comic-book movies. One of these indies, “
Hollywood is full of whores who will still hire Johnny Depp
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
roles as Aquaman’s wife in a pair of comic-book movies. One of these indies, “London Fields,’’ is an adaptation of a Martin Amis thriller with Heard in the lead and Depp in a “mercifully brief’’ cameo (as one of two scathing reviews described... Read more
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29d
The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | How men got left behindWikipedia editors. Nobody knows what the best-selling English novel of all time
In this week's magazine | How men got left behind
The New Statesman / Posted 29 days ago
Wikipedia editors. Nobody knows what the best-selling English novel of all time is, alas. My quote of the week comes from Martin Amis: “Being inoffensive, and being offended, are now the twin addictions of the culture.” Indisputably, and sadly,... Read more
30d
Scotsman
Aidan Smith: Haunted by Spectre of finding new male role model– doesn’t amuse me and I couldn’t care less about what a better car would do fo
Aidan Smith: Haunted by Spectre of finding new male role model
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
– doesn’t amuse me and I couldn’t care less about what a better car would do for my image. Always happy to nick a line from Martin Amis, I view cars as A-to-B devices and would be content with a Ford Fiasco, in need of semi-regular TLC from the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Salman Rushdie: Make children learn literature by roteare some people I know who are just able to carry around absurd amounts of poet
Salman Rushdie: Make children learn literature by rote
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
are some people I know who are just able to carry around absurd amounts of poetry in their head, [Christopher] Hitchens, [Martin] Amis, you can point out at them and say ‘Byron’ and they would give you twenty minutes. I envy that, being able to... Read more

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