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Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney

::dusts off the ol’ blog::

Last night, I finished Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney. This book kind of blew my mind, and for a number of reasons. 659 more words


Wisdom for a Lost Generation

Thoughts Provoked by Brightness Falls by Jay McInerney

Having witnessed the recent (and on going) collapse of the real estate, mortgage, and banking industries, which were preceded by only a few years by the Dot Com bubble of the late – 90’s – I wonder – will we ever learn? 515 more words


It isn't the Oprah Book Club, but...

I got a call the other day from fellow writer, Cathy Salustri, asking if I would mind if her book club used my book for their next meeting… 587 more words

Un materasso nuovo - Racconti di uomini alle prese con amore, impegno e matrimonio #geoffdyer #davidsedaris

Maggio, un mese pieno di distrazioni belle e meno belle, ha fatto sì che abbia letto un solo libro. Fortunatamente un libro che ha richiesto poca concentrazione. 170 more words

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'We built it back up': Once again, you can see the view of New York from the top of the World Trade Center

NEW YORK — From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest building, it really does seem as if you can “see forever.” 534 more words


the Dublin Limited

Freshman year of college I took a class on Joyce and there first heard the term ‘free-indirect discourse’. I was profoundly shocked. Before this I had not realized the extent of an author’s control over his characters. 466 more words


Literary City: Jay McInerney’s New York

Since the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in 1984, Jay McInerney has been inextricably linked with New York—and he remains a fixture of the city’s literary landscape. 113 more words