Martin Amis

Martin Amis was born in Oxford, Great Britain in 1949.

Amis’s first novel, The Rachel Papers, won a Somerset Maugham Award in 1974. His trilogy of novels set in London begins with Money: A Suicide Note, continues with London Fields, and concludes with The Information. His 1991 novel, Time’s Arrow, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction. His forthcoming book, The State of England: Lionel Asbo, Lotto Lout will be published in 2012.

Amis is also the author of the autobiography Experience; the nonfiction work about communism in the 20th century, Koba the Dread; essay collections The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America, Visiting Mrs Nabokov and Other Excursions, and The War Against Cliché and two short-story collections, Einstein’s Monsters and Heavy Water and Other Stories.

He regularly contributes to The Observer, The Times Literary Supplement, and The New Yo

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