Amis at the Huntington
(from the Huntington Library web site):
THE CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS SERIES:
April 27 (Thursday) 7:30 p.m.
Acclaimed British writer Martin Amis will read from his new book, Experience, a memoir of his father, novelist Kingsley Amis. Martin Amis is the author of Night Train and The Information. The program is presented in conjunction with a two-day conference on "The Novel in Britain, 1950-2000" (see below). Free; no reservations required. Information: (626) 405-2100. Friends' Hall
LITERARY CONFERENCE: "The Novel in Britain, 1950-2000"
April 28-29 (Friday-Saturday) 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
A panel of novelists and critics will explore the history, current state, and future prospects of the postwar novel in Britain. The participants include Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Michael Wood, Elaine Showalter, Wendy Lesser, and Christopher Hitchens. Registration for the conference is $20 (graduate students free). Optional lunches and dinner on Friday evening are available at an additional cost. For registration information, call (626) 405-2194 or e-mail email@example.com. (See related event, above.) Friends' Hall