Martin Amis Reads The Zone of Interest

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Monday, October 6th, 2014 | 2,854 views

Martin Amis Reads The Zone of Interest at BookCourt in Brooklyn

“Novels begin not as an idea or thesis but with an image,” Martin Amis begins the evening. He read from his latest novel, The Zone of Interest (August 2014) at what has become his neighborhood bookstore, BookCourt. “You can’t in good conscious start a novel without it,” he adds. In the case of The Zone of Interest, the image is of the horror of German death camps.

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Will Self Reads Umbrella, with Martin Amis

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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | 4,625 views

Martin Amis and Will Self read at McNally Jackson books

Two giants of modern British literature came together to discuss their differences and read from their recent novels. Will Self, who is also a literal giant, read from his latest novel, Umbrella and Martin Amis read from Lionel Asbo.

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