More Advice for Martin Amis

106684422 More Advice for Martin Amis
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Slate follows up on our guide to Brooklyn for Martin Amis, offering the novelist more tips about crime, medical facilities, traffic and places to play tennis:

Amis will shortly turn 62, meaning that he will be, in the eyes of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, a senior citizen and thus eligible to buy a full-season tennis permit at a tremendous discount. Still, they almost never check for permits at the courts on Congress Street, so he should instead invest the $20 in proper togs. (Amis’ opponent in the match that inspired his other great tennis scene, in Money, later remarked that the author showed up wearing black Argyle socks.)