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Kingsley Amis and Martin Amis

The publication of Martin Amis' new novel, The Pregnant Widow, has also turned the spotlight on his father, Kingsley Amis. A writer in the Guardian fondly recalled The Old Devils, the Kingsley Amis novel, which won the Booker Prize in 1986. That's the prize that continues to elude Martin Amis. […]

Giving Amis a miss

Martin Amis: 2 Yours Truly: 0 I tried reading Martin Amis’ novel, Money, for the second time, and for the second time I failed. I gave up almost near the end, though I did sneak a peek at how it ends. Amis, for all his literary talent (and he is […]