Monday, November 26, 2012

As American As Jazz: Martin Amis On Elmore Leonard And Elmore Leonard On Elmore Leonard

Amy Alkon at Mens News Daily reports on Martin Amis' introduction of Elmore Leonard at the National Book Awards.

... Martin Amis did a wonderful intro of him at The National Book Awards we just attended, referring to a bit of his rule-breaking and how he writes in the present participle: "We are in a kind of marijuana tense."

You can read the rest of the piece and watch a video of Martin Amis' introduction and Elmore Leonard's acceptance speech via the below link:

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