• "Brilliant - a remarkable feat of rhetorical beauty and overwhelming truth... A terrific collection - brilliantly varied, constantly surprising chips of a superb imagination"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Amis is immaculate as a comic stylist - irresistible"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "This volume is essential reading for anyone remotely interested in where we are and how we got here"

    Sunday Times
  • "Comic inversions, fantastical celebrations and ripe satire - of popular culture, personal relationships, even the space-time continuum - all jostle in these pages... Simply ace"

  • "Amis applies his comic timing, his perfect pitch and his curatorial eye to some of the burning issues of our time"

    New York Times Book Review