Martin Amis

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Martin Amis: ‘Style isn’t something you apply later’
The novelist on making Philip Larkin his fictional father, why writing has become a battle, and his new work about race in the US

Anthony Cummins

07, Aug, 2021 @5:00 PM

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From the archive: Madonna cancels Martin Amis, 1992
Madonna had Sex to promote, her book of erotic photographs, but decided she didn’t want to meet our man

Chris Hall

08, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The gift of a book can help ease the pain of a lockdown | Candice Carty-Williams
Whether you prefer Lovecraft Country or Time’s Arrow, sharing a book with a friend is a great way to stay in each other’s thoughts

Candice Carty-Williams

24, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Inside Story by Martin Amis review – a curious mashup of fiction and memoir
The novelist’s musings on his life, art and loved ones are humorous, grumpy and utterly compelling on grief

Alex Clark

19, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Inside Story by Martin Amis review – too clever by half
Amis returns to the 1970s and his escapades with his famous friends in a curious, pompous ‘novel’, shot through with tips on grammar

Tim Adams

13, Sep, 2020 @5:52 AM

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Martin Amis: 'I was horrified that Trump got in. Now it’s looking scary'
As his latest novel Inside Story is published, Martin Amis talks about cultural appropriation, surviving lockdown, and how he’s still chatting to Christopher Hitchens

Emma Brockes

12, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on a book glut: to the victor go the spoils? | Editorial
Editorial: Many publishers are enjoying record sales – but not all. We must take care that those with the biggest names and deepest pockets are not the only beneficiaries


23, Aug, 2020 @5:25 PM

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Rowling, Rushdie and Atwood warn against ‘intolerance’ in open letter
Harper’s letter asserts way to ‘defeat bad ideas is by exposure, argument, and persuasion’, but critics accuse authors of censorious mentality

Alison Flood

08, Jul, 2020 @9:12 AM

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David Baddiel: 'I don't really have shame as an emotion'
The writer and comedian on admiring John Updike, crying over Station Eleven and laughing at Alan Partridge

David Baddiel

03, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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I can never look at an alsatian without thinking of Martin Amis's London Fields | Rosa Lyster
When my dad introduced me to the novel, he didn’t say what it was about, says the writer Rosa Lyster

Rosa Lyster

27, Apr, 2020 @8:00 AM

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From the archive: Martin Amis on tour with Elton John and Watford FC
For reasons unknown, the revitalised football club and their glamorous chairman travel to China

Chris Hall

15, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Martin Amis to publish novel inspired by death of Christopher Hitchens
An autobiographical novel, Inside Story, will chronicle the writer’s romantic affairs, the death of Hitchens – his closest friend – and the 9/11 attacks

Alison Flood

12, Feb, 2020 @12:15 PM

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