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Martin Amis
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Martin Amis is the author of thirteen previous novels, most recently Lionel Asbo; the memoir Experience; two collections of stories and six works of nonfiction. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Pregnant Widow

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Rachel Papers

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Rachel Papers

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 1992
Price: $15.00

In Amis's first novel, he gives us one of the most noxiously believable--and curiously touching--adolescents ever to sniffle and lust his way through the pages of contemporary fiction. On the brink of twenty, Charles Highway preps desultorily for Oxford, cheerfully loathes his father, and meticulously plots the seduction of a girl... Read more >
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The Second Plane
September 11: Terror and Boredom
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $14.95

A master not only of fiction but also of fiercely controversial political engagement, Martin Amis here gathers fourteen pieces that constitute an evolving, provocative, and insightful examination of the most momentous event of our time.

At the heart of this collection is the long essay “Terror and Boredom,” an unsparing analysis of... Read more >
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The Second Plane
September 11: Terror and Boredom
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Success

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Success

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 1991
Price: $15.00

In Success Amis pens a mismatched pair of foster brothers--one "a quivering condom of neurosis and ineptitude," the other a "bundle of contempt, vanity and stock-response"--in a single London flat. He binds them with ties of class hatred, sexual rivalry, and disappointed love, and throws in a disloyal girlfriend and a... Read more >
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Time's Arrow

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Time's Arrow

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 1992
Price: $15.00

In Time's Arrow the doctor Tod T. Friendly dies and then feels markedly better, breaks up with his lovers as a prelude to seducing them, and mangles his patients before he sends them home. And all the while Tod's life races backward toward the one appalling moment in modern history when... Read more >
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Vintage Amis

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $9.95

“Amis throws off more provocative ideas and images in a single paragraph than most writers get into complete novels.” —The Seattle Times

Martin Amis’s brilliant wit and unique perceptions are fully displayed in an excerpt from his memoir, Experience; the “Horrorday” chapter from London Fields; the stories “State of England,” “Insight at... Read more >
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Vintage Amis

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $8.99

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Visiting Mrs. Nabokov
And Other Excursions
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Visiting Mrs. Nabokov
And Other Excursions
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 2, 1995
Price: $16.00

To this tantalizing nonfiction collection Martin Amis brings the same megawatt wit, wickedly acute perception, and ebullient wordplay that characterize his novels. He encompasses the full range of contemporary politics and culture (high and low) while also traveling to China for soccer with Elton John and to London's darts-crazy pubs in... Read more >
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The War Against Cliche
Essays and Reviews 1971-2000
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 16, 2002
Price: $19.95

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism

In this virtuosic, career-spanning collection he takes on James Joyce and Elvis Presley, Nabokov and English football, Jane Austen and Penthouse Forum, William Burroughs and Hillary Clinton. But above all, Amis is concerned with literature, and with the deadly cliches–not only of... Read more >
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The War Against Cliche
Essays and Reviews 1971-2000
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 17, 2014
Price: $14.99

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Yellow Dog

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $14.95

Brilliant, painful, dazzling, and funny as hell, Yellow Dog is Martin Amis’ highly anticipated first novel in seven years and a stunning return to the fictional form.

When “dream husband” Xan Meo is vengefully assaulted in the garden of a London pub, he suffers head injury, and personality change. Like a spiritual... Read more >
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Yellow Dog

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 17, 2014
Price: $11.99

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The Zone of Interest

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 7, 2015
Price: $15.95

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The Zone of Interest
A novel
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

From one of England's most renowned authors, a riveting new novel that provides a searing portrait of life in a Nazi concentration camp.

Golo Thomsen, a young official with important relatives in Berlin, has recently arrived in "the Zone of Interest," the name given to the outer perimeter of the camp at... Read more >
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The Zone of Interest
A novel
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $13.99

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