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Jay McInerney

American writer

1955   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Williams College
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter
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John Barrett "Jay" McInerney, Jr. (; born January 13, 1955) is an American novelist, screenwriter, editor, and columnist. His novels include Bright Lights, Big City, Ransom, Story of My Life, Brightness Falls, and The Last of the Savages. He edited The Penguin Book of New American Voices, wrote the screenplay for the 1988 film adaptation of Bright Lights, Big City, and co-wrote the screenplay for the television film Gia, which starred Angelina Jolie. He was the wine columnist for House & Garden magazine, and his essays on wine have been collected in Bacchus & Me (2000) and A Hedonist in the Cellar (2006). His most recent novel is titled Bright, Precious Days, published in 2016. From April 2010 he was a wine columnist for The Wall Street Journal. In 2009, he published a book of short stories which spanned his entire career, titled How It Ended, which was named one of the 10 best books of the year by Janet Maslin of The New York Times.
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works

9

Bright Lights, Big City

novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

1984

Brightness Falls

novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

1992

Story of My Life

novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

1988

The Good Life

novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

2006

Bright, Precious Days

book by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

2016

Model Behavior

Novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

1998

The Last of the Savages

Novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

1997

Ransom

Novel by Jay McInerney

author: Jay McInerney

1985

Trente ans et des poussières

author: Jay McInerney

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