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Where Is Today's Literary Brat Pack?

Thirty years ago today, Vintage Books published Bright Lights, Big City, a semi-autobiographical, cocaine-fueled journey through ‘80s New York written by a 29-year-old Jay McInerney. 789 more words


'Bacchus and me' : to read without thirst!

What a surprise to see a book in my library on the wine in the news: ‘Bacchus and Me’ from Jay Mc Inerney!

This book is not new (published in 2000) by Editions La Martinière and gathers reviews by Jay Mc Inerney, an American author who has written more than 10 years for various newspapers including the Wall Street Journal. 98 more words


Less Than Zero: An Homage to ‘80s Lit, Big Hair & Distressed Denim

San Francisco’s Litquake organization is hosting the event Less Than Zero: An Homage to ‘80s Lit, Big Hair & Distressed Denim.

The event features some of our favorite Bay Area writers reading 1980’s literature, along with the usual 80’s nostalgia… 89 more words