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Martin Amis, son of writer Kingsley Amis (Lucky Jim etc), was born
Martin Louis Amis in
Cardiff on August 25, 1949. He is the middle of three children (an older
brother Philip and younger sister, Sally,...
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He was educated at a
Christian Brother's school and St Peter's College in Wexford. After
leaving college he worked for Aer Lingus (Irish airline) in...
Kenn Nesbitt is new Children's Poet Laureate(Jun 12 2013) Kenn Nesbitt has been named the new Children's Poet Laureate: Consultant in Children's Poetry to the Poetry Foundation, which noted that the two-year position...