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Sleeping on Planes & What to Read Between Monuments & Museums: Jay McInerney's Bright, Precious Days

I don’t travel much, because I don’t sleep: why leave the hotel after a sleepless night? But I recently conquered my angst and took my third trip to London,  an “imaginary” city, in that I know it only through literature. 1,257 more words

Summer Reading List

Since tomorrow is the fall equinox, I’m technically not out of time for this summer reading list, though I am not very timely as it relates to practicality. 723 more words

Wine Is (and Always Will Be) Accessible

I read a lot of literature on wine. If you know me personally, you know that I carry around a wine-related book in my purse, so that I can read about wine for that 10 minutes while I’m riding the train to work. 509 more words

We were golden

Time marches on, both for Jay McInerney, who is never going to escape the aura of  1984’s Bright Lights, Big City, and for his characters, golden couple Russell and Corrine Calloway. 392 more words

Obama's Reading List & New Books by the Brat Pack

The other day we saw a bumper sticker: OBAMA 2016.

Yes, we laughed, but we’re going to miss him.  Could we write him in on the ballot? 505 more words

Book Review of Bright, Precious Days

Jay McInerney is known for his sharp prose and his ability to capture the concerns of New Yorkers – and I would argue he is fairly successful at this in his new novel… 144 more words

Advance Copy

How it Ended by Jay McInerney

How it Ended is a book of short stories by Jay McInerney. By the end of the first story, I was hooked on this author’s writing style, and asking myself, does anyone know how anything ends? 624 more words