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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

Readings

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

Interviews

Second Person

I’m not sure how relevant this will ultimately turn out to be, but it’s something I think about a lot as someone with a foot in both the ‘literary’ and ‘games writing’ camps. 871 more words

Games

A peek inside Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney

“You described the feeling you’d always had of being misplaced, of always standing to one side of yourself, of watching yourself in the world even as you were being in the world, and wondering if this was how everyone felt. 255 more words

This And That

Bright Lights, Big City

Bright Lights, Big City – Jay McInerney

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Blurb: ‘You are at a nightclub talking to a girl with a shaved head. The club is either Heartbreak or the Lizard Lounge. 739 more words

Book

It's Paul Bowles Birthday

“One never took the time to savour the details; one said: another day, but always with the hidden knowledge that each day was unique and fatal, that there never would be a return, another time.” … 213 more words

Music