Martin Amis's long awaited new novel about the sexual revolution does nothing to restore the author's reputation. By Edward O’Hare.
High summer, 1970.
Keith Nearing, his girlfriend Lily and her friend Scheherazade, all just turned twenty, go to stay in an Italian castle. Outside the social order is undergoing a metamorphosis. The sexual revolution has reached full pitch; Feminism is upending old power-structures.
Dublin recently played host to legendary environmentalist Stewart Brand and acclaimed novelist Ian McEwan. Politico was in attendance to hear what two of the most agile intellects of our time believe the global community must do to confront the greatest threat humanity has ever faced: global warming. By Edward O’Hare.