Bright Lights, Big CityBright Lights, Big City
Jay McInerney
With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in 1984, Jay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties as he attempts to outstrip mortality and the recurring approach of daw ...
Number of pages: 182 | Publication Date: 1984-08-12 | ISBN-13: 9780394726410

The JuiceThe Juice
Jay McInerney
A generous new collection by the acclaimed novelist who, according to Salon, is also "the best wine writer in America."For more than a decade, Jay McInerney's vinous essays have been praised by restaurateurs ("educational and delicious at the same time" —Mario Batali), by esteemed critics ("brilliant, witty, comical, and often shamelessly candid ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2013-04-09 | ISBN-13: 9780307948052

Wine ReadsWine Reads
In this richly literary anthology, Jay McInerney―bestselling novelist and acclaimed wine columnist for Town & Country, Wall Street Journal, and House and Garden―selects over twenty pieces of memorable fiction and nonfiction about the making, selling, and of course, drinking of fine wine. Including excerpts from novels, short fiction, memoir, an ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2018-11-06 | ISBN-13: 9780802128836

Brightness FallsBrightness Falls
Jay McInerney
Combining the lyrical observation of F. Scott Fitzgerald with the laser-bright social satire of Evelyn Waugh, Jay McInerney gives us a novel that is stunningly accomplished and profoundly affecting. As he maps the fault lines spreading through the once-impenetrable marriage of Russell and Corrine Calloway and chronicles Russell's wildly ambitious ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 1993-03-31 | ISBN-13: 9780679745327

The Bonfire of the VanitiesThe Bonfire of the Vanities
Tom Wolfe
Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner . . . Brilliant high comedy.” (The New Republic) ...
Number of pages: 704 | Publication Date: 2008-03-04 | ISBN-13: 9780312427573

Bacchus and MeBacchus and Me
Jay McInerney
Jay McInerney on wine? Yes, Jay McInerney on wine! The best-selling novelist has turned his command of language and flair for metaphor on the world of wine, providing this sublime collection of untraditional musings on wine and wine culture that is as fit for someone looking for “a nice Chardonnay” as it is for the oenophile.On champagne: “Is ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2002-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9780375713620

Jay McInerney
Ransom, Jay McInerney's second novel, belongs to the distinguished tradition of novels about exile. Living in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, Christopher Ransom seeks a purity and simplicity he could not find at home, and tries to exorcise the terror he encountered earlier in his travels—a blur of violence and death at the Khyber Pass.Ransom ...
Number of pages: 279 | Publication Date: 1985-09-12 | ISBN-13: 9780394741185

Story of My LifeStory of My Life
Jay McInerney
Originally published by Atlantic Monthly Press in 1988, and now reissued by Grove Press, The Story of My Life by Jay McInerney is a hilarious, sobering portrait of 1980s New York City featuring twenty-something actress Alison Poole and her coterie of club-hopping, coke-addicted friends. In this breathlessly paced novel, McInerney revisits the noctu ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2010-04-20 | ISBN-13: 9780802144584

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