Martin Amis's New Book, 'The Rub of Time,' Is Cause for Celebration

Last year, Esquire dispatched Martin Amis to Youngstown, Ohio to cover a rally of Trump supporters. That piece, “Pox Americana,” in which Amis notes Trump’s “flat sneer of Ozymandian hauteur that widens out almost from ear to ear, like a comic mask,” is now collected in Amis’s new book, The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017. (Reviewing it in The New York Times, Esquire’s own Dwight Garner, likened reading it to “hurtling down a black-diamond ski run.”) <... Entertainment – Esquire

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