06/07/2010 10:56 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Martin Amis: Awards Only Go To Boring Books

Amis, 60, has never won a major literary award such as the Man Booker or Costa, despite his popular appeal. The closest he got was when his novel Time's Arrow was shortlisted for the Booker in 1991.

He made his unprompted attack on literary awards while speaking at the Hay Festival in Wales.

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