Martin Amis

Our leading writers are inhumanly cool

6 September 2016 9:17

I see that Geoff Dyer has a new book out. I’m sure it’s brilliantly written, devilishly witty, and as shallow…

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Living with the enemy: Jeremy Corbyn’s lodger is snapped up by the Mail

6 November 2015 12:34

Given that Jeremy Corbyn took time out of his party conference speech to take a swipe at articles published by both…

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Martin Amis: Jeremy Corbyn is undereducated and slow-minded

25 October 2015 12:17

After Mr S’s colleague Harry Mount argued in the Spectator that the Labour party ‘has had a brain transplant’ under Jeremy Corbyn…

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Rod Liddle: my favourite books of the year

18 December 2014 15:32

I’ve been away in Oslo. Not the world’s most exciting destination, I have to say. And the locals really do…

Mansfield Park ( 1999 version

Why boys love Jane Austen

2 September 2014 12:36

When I first read Jane Austen I had an ulterior motive. I wanted to impress a girl who read her.…

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Martin Amis may be a pompous arse, but he’s our pompous arse

24 April 2014 13:11

Was it Tibor Fischer’s hatchet job on Yellow Dog? Was it the fallout from the  Islamophobia row? Was it getting…

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Junot Diaz, the new Saul Bellow

23 January 2013 17:29

Every so often a writer renovates a whole literary landscape from underneath. Armed to the teeth with slang and learning,…