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Martin Amis
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MARTIN AMIS is the author of twelve previous novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories and six of nonfiction. He lives in Brooklyn.

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Dead Babies

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 220 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Dead Babies

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 1991
Price: $15.95

"Sparkling might not be the first adjective that springs to mind to describe a novel packed with the concentrated disgust which Dead Babies contains. Nevertheless, Martin Amis's version of the bleak and wrecked future that awaits a sex-and-drug-addicted society is so fizzing with style, so busy with verbal inventiveness, that the... Read more >
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Einstein's Monsters

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 168 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Einstein's Monsters

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 17, 1990
Price: $15.00

Einstein's Monsters projects a harrowing vision of an imminent, though not inevitable, future for humankind. These powerfully imagined stories depict  the world before and after a nuclear holocaust. Together with the provocative introductory essay, "Thinkability," these stories are an impassioned protest against nuclear warfare and a compelling reaffirmation of the value of... Read more >
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Experience
A Memoir
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $17.95

Martin Amis is one of the most gifted and innovative writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a private life every bit as unique and fascinating as his bestselling novels.

The son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis explores his relationship with this father and writes about... Read more >

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Heavy Water
and Other Stories
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 14, 2000
Price: $15.00

Nine dazzling stories from the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of Night Train, London Fields, and Money, Heavy Water and Other Stories is a literal landscape of Martin Amis's unique and alluring fiction.
        
Once you enter Amis's disorienting and hilarious world, you'll never be the same. Every poem will remind you of... Read more >
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Heavy Water
and Other Stories
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

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House of Meetings

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $14.00

An extraordinary, harrowing, endlessly surprising novel from a literary master.

In 1946, two brothers and a Jewish girl fall into alignment in pogrom-poised Moscow. The fraternal conflict then marinates in Norlag, a slave-labor camp above the Arctic Circle, where a tryst in the coveted House of Meetings will haunt all three... Read more >
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House of Meetings

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 16, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The Information
Author of London Fields and Time's Arrow
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $12.99

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The Information

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 19, 1996
Price: $16.95

Fame, envy, lust, violence, intrigues literary and criminal--they're all here in The Information. How does one writer hurt another writer? This is the question novelist Richard Tull mills over, for his friend Gwyn Barry has become a darling of book buyers, award committees, and TV interviewers, even as Tull himself sinks... Read more >
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Koba the Dread
Laughter and the Twenty Million
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $17.95

A brilliant weave of personal involvement, vivid biography and political insight, Koba the Dread is the successor to Martin Amis’s award-winning memoir, Experience.

Koba the Dread captures the appeal of one of the most powerful belief systems of the 20th century—one that spread through the world, both captivating it and staining it... Read more >

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Lionel Asbo
State of England
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.00

Des Pepperdine is a boy out of place. He lives on the thirty-third floor of a London housing project; while his peers pick fights, Des retreats to the public library. What’s more, Des’s uncle and guardian, Lionel Asbo, is one of the most notorious petty criminals in the city. Yet Lionel... Read more >
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Lionel Asbo
State of England
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

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London Fields

Written by Martin Amis
Introduction by John Sutherland


Format: Hardcover, 552 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $24.00

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London Fields

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 1991
Price: $15.95

London Fields is Amis's murder story for the end of the millennium. The murderee is Nicola Six, a "black hole" of sex and self-loathing intent on orchestrating her own extinction. The murderer may be Keith Talent, a violent lowlife whose only passions are pornography and darts. Or is the killer the... Read more >
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London Fields

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Night Train

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 26, 1999
Price: $15.00

Detective Mike Hoolihan has seen it all. A fifteen-year veteran of the force, she's gone from walking a beat, to robbery, to homicide. But one case--this case--has gotten under her skin.

When Jennifer Rockwell, darling of the community and daughter of a respected career cop--now top brass--takes her own life, no one... Read more >
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Night Train

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Other People

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 8, 1994
Price: $13.00

In this eerie and sometimes disorienting dark comedy, Amis gives us a mystery that is as ambitious as it is intriguing, an investigation of a young woman's violent extinction that also traces her construction of a new and oddly innocent self. Read more >
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Other People

Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 31, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Pregnant Widow

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $15.95

A riotous, bitingly funny, and supremely clever novel from one of our most distinctive voices in the English language.

The year is 1970, and Keith Nearing, a twenty-year-old literature student, is spending his summer vacation in a castle on a mountainside in Italy. The Sexual Revolution is in full-swing—a historical moment... Read more >
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The Pregnant Widow

Written by Martin Amis


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $26.95

The year is 1970, and the youth of Europe are in the chaotic, ecstatic throes of the sexual revolution. Though blindly dedicated to the cause, its nubile foot soldiers have yet to realize this disturbing truth: that between the death of one social order and the birth of another, there exists... Read more >
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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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