Martin Amis Other literary forms

Other literary forms

(Survey of Novels and Novellas)

In addition to novels, essays, criticism, and cultural history have provided important literary outlets for Martin Amis (AY-mihs). Invasion of the Space Invaders (1982) is a history of video games, while The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America (1986) is a collection of journalistic essays. Visiting Mrs. Nabokov, and Other Excursions (1993) and The Second Plane: September 11, Terror, and Boredom (2008) are collections of some of Amis’s essays on literature, politics, sports, and popular culture. His short stories, which include some of his most imaginative writing, are collected in Einstein’s Monsters (1987) and Heavy Water, and Other Stories (1998).