Martin Amis Wrote a Guide to Arcade Games?

In 1982, famous literary author Martin Amis published a book about arcade games: Invasion of the Space Invaders.

The book is long out of print and the author has become reluctant to discuss it. According to The Millions, the book is mostly a strategy guide but one laced with Amis’ noted literary affectations.

Curiously, Mark O’Connell also hints that Christopher Hitchens makes an un-credited appearance in the book and that Amis shits all over Donkey Kong. There’s also little mention that director Steven Spielberg wrote the introduction, but that happened too.

What I wouldn’t give to have Jonathan Franzen (or some other famous, snooty writer) review Angry Birds.

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