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Martin Amis (1949-2023) V, “The Zone of Interest,” 2014

Martin Amis (1949-2023), in conversation with Richard Wolinsky, recorded in the KPFA studio on a book tour for “The Zone of Interest,” October 29, 2014
Novelist and essayist Martin Amis died of cancer on May 19, 2023 at the age of 73, leaving behind such novels as The Rachel Papers, London Fields, The Information, and his last memoir-cum-novel, Inside Story. On October 29th, 2014, Richard Wolinsky conducted the last of five interviews with Martin Amis, about Amis’s then most recent novel, The Zone of Interest. A new film adaptation of that novel recently opened to rave reviews.
In this interview, Martin Amis also discusses his friendship with the late Christopher Hitchens. The interview concludes with a look at what would be his last book, Inside Story, A Novel.