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Martin Amis

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Martin Amis in conversation with author Saul Bellow. They spoke about his background and life in America, his work and the influences on it. Interweaving their conversations were readings and dramatisations from some of Bellow's works.

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2007

Thursday, 1 March 2007

Martin Amis in conversation with author Saul Bellow. They spoke about his background and life in America, his work and the influences on it. Interweaving their conversations were readings and dramatisations from some of Bellow's works.

Sunday, 25 February 2007

Martin Amis spoke to Christopher Hitchens about Saul Bellow with whom he developed an intimate friendship, about the role of the writer as intellectual, the threat of political correctness to the comic novel, Islam, Israel and “horrorism”.

Martin Amis is considered as one of the most influential and innovative voices in contemporary British fiction. He is the author of novels, short stories and essays. His most recent book is House of Meetings.

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