Martin Amis is the author of 11 previous novels, the memoir Experience, and two collections of stories, and six of nonfiction, most recently The Second Plane. He lives in London.
This collection of short pieces by the British writer Martin Amis takes you into a wide range of his nonfiction work.
“Unfortunately, there are too many horrors in the world, and we have become too numbed by traditional storytelling. We need books like this one to slap us in the face.”
“[a] vindictive, poisonous stab at Britain’s yob culture. . . . another finely crafted novel . . .”
If you enjoy vain, idle, narcissistic characters similar to those in The Great Gatsby, then pick up Martin Amis’s The Pregnant Widow and put yourself inside the head of Keith Near