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‘I didn’t think it was possible to be a novelist’: Julian Barnes on literature, loss – and his late friend Martin Amis

The Booker winning author talks about how his most recent work was inspired by Hilary Mantel, and the way the books world has changed since his debut was published more than 40 years agoToo many people have been dying lately,” Julian Barnes reflects over the phone from his home in north London.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-16 08:00:25 UTC ]
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Amis, Hitchens and Larkin: bad behaviour and a messy personal life were once a gift for authors. Not any more | Martha Gill

Flaws used to feed their sales but now writers are expected to be saints‘As you get older you realise that all these things – prizes, reviews, advances, readers – it’s all showbiz, and the real action starts with your obituary.”Martin Amis first started spinning in favour of his future... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-27 17:31:09 UTC ]
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Martin Amis, acclaimed British novelist and London scenester of '80s and '90s, dies at 73

Martin Amis, best known for a scathing, dazzling trilogy of novels on money-saturated '80s London and the memoir "Experience," died Friday at 73. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-20 20:05:38 UTC ]
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Martin Amis, era-defining British novelist, dies aged 73

The celebrated author of Money and London Fields, whose works defined the 80s and 90s literary scene, died of oesophageal cancer on Friday at his home in FloridaMartin Amis, the influential author of era-defining novels including Money and London Fields, and the memoir Experience, has died at... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-20 18:53:35 UTC ]
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Among the Literary Lions, at Full Roar, in the 1980s

In “Circus of Dreams,” the literary editor John Walsh writes about the bookish life in London when Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Jeanette Winterson and their generation were in the increasingly bright limelight. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-12 02:13:37 UTC ]
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Tom Maschler obituary

Booker prize founder and publisher of some of the greats of 20th-century fictionTom Maschler, publisher and managing director of Jonathan Cape and the architect of the Booker prize for fiction, has died aged 87. A glamorous, perma-tanned figure with aquiline features and unruly hair, who dressed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-16 17:49:02 UTC ]
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Martin Amis to pen novel about Larkin, Bellow and Hitchens

Martin Amis is writing an autobiographical novel about three fellow writers - poet and writer Philip Larkin, Nobel Prize winning novelist Saul Bellow and essayist and literary critic Christopher Hitchens - all of whom have died since he started writing the book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amis calls Corbyn 'undereducated' and 'humourless'

Martin Amis has criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as “undereducated”, “humourless” and “slow-minded”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel, Amis and Davies on Gordon Burn longlist

Hilary Mantel, Martin Amis and Dan Davies have made the 13-strong longlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2015, which "champions a fresh, fearless approach to writing".   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kein & Aber buys Amis novel

Six months after Martin Amis‘ latest novel The Zone of Interest was turned down by the author’s usual German publisher Hanser, the book - set in a fictionalized Auschwitz - has finally found a new home. Zurich-based Kein & Aber will publish Interessengebiet in September.  “Martin Amis is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize longlist released for first time

Martin Amis, Sarah Waters and Jessie Burton have made the 15-strong longlist for the 2015 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The longlist has been released for the first time following a 40% increase in entries this year.  Amis is longlisted for his dark love story set in a Nazi... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top literary agent Andrew Wylie calls Amazon Isis-like distribution channel

Wylie calls for fellow publishers to stand firm and not to blink during negotiations over ebook royalties with digital retailerHe is the sinister jackal of the literary world who counts Salman Rushdie, Philip Roth and Martin Amis among his formidable roster of clients.Andrew Wylie, arguably the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 29, 2014

This week, new Martin Amis, Marlon James's epic masterpiece, and the amazing "On Immunity." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martin Amis's novel 'A Zone of Interest' gets rave reviews, but is dropped by French and German publishers

Amis's French and German publishers passed on his novel about the Holocaust, but another French company will be releasing the book and Amis's agent said there will most likely be a new German publisher that is willing to publish it.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martin Amis's holocaust 'comedy' fails to find German publisher

The Zone of Interest, set in Auschwitz, is declined by the author's publishers in Germany and France, although alternative French house picks up novel The Zone of Interest reviewedIn the UK, some critics have hailed it as the "best book in 25 years" by one of Britain's greatest living writers.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sunday Conversation: Martin Amis talks 'Lionel Asbo,' money

The story is about a criminal who wins the lottery, and the author has moved to America, land of the super PACs, so money is on his mind.Martin Amis, once dubbed "fiction's angriest writer," continues dissecting the absurdity and excesses of postmodern society in his latest novel, "Lionel Asbo:... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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