May I also point you toward The Martin Amis Web? It is a stylish compendium of stuff (interviews, photos, reviews, original writing, etc.) relating to the brilliant son of the twentieth century’s best comic novelist. TGR has been getting into Amis over the past several months, by way of his kaleido-psychotic novel Money (1984) and his touching memoir Experience (2000). London Fields (1989), reputedly his masterpiece, is on the docket for this winter.
All you hip kids will like the man: he’s cool in that educated British way, but he is rarely smug, and his writing is smart, hilarious, and eminently sane. Here he is on Charlie Rose. Dig in.