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'Yellow Dog' is Latest from Martin Amis

Martin Amis's Yellow Dog is a satirical take on contemporary British life, with a cast of characters described in the book as "high-IQ morons." Yellow Dog ruffled feathers this past summer in Great Britain; it is now widely available in the United States. Alan Cheuse has a review.

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Alan Cheuse died on July 31, 2015. He had been in a car accident in California earlier in the month. He was 75. Listen to NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamburg's retrospective on his life and career.