Visually impaired reader Rob Crossan relied on hard-to-find large print books to nurture his love of literature. On the brink of the large print library's closure, he pays tribute to a reading relic.
The new book will explore the author's 'extraordinary life, as a man and a writer'.
Once the enfant terrible of British literature, Martin Amis celebrated his 70th birthday this month. With 14 novels, a memoir, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction under his belt, we’ve put together our favourites to help you pick which Amis book to read first – or next.
Martin Amis is the author of fourteen novels, two collections of stories and eight works of non-fiction. His novel Time’s Arrow was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, for which his subsequent novel Yellow Dog was also longlisted, and his memoir Experience won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 2008, The Times named him one of the 50 greatest writers since 1945. He lives in New York.