From the best-selling author of Bright Lights, Big City: a sexy, vibrant, cross-generational New York story--a literary and commercial triumph of the highest order.
decades after their arrival, Corrine and Russell Calloway still feel as
if they’re living the dream that drew them to New York City in the
first place: book parties or art openings one night and high-society
events the next; jobs they care about (and in fact love); twin children
whose birth was truly miraculous; a loft in TriBeCa and summers in the
Hamptons. But all of this comes at a fiendish cost. Russell, an
independent publisher, has superb cultural credentials yet minimal cash
flow; as he navigates a business that requires, beyond astute literary
judgment, constant financial improvisation, he encounters an audacious,
potentially game-changing—or ruinous—opportunity. Meanwhile, instead of
chasing personal gain in this incredibly wealthy city, Corrine devotes
herself to helping feed its hungry poor, and she and her husband soon
discover they’re being priced out of the newly fashionable neighborhood
they’ve called home for most of their adult lives, with their son and
daughter caught in the balance.
Then Corrine’s world is turned
upside down when the man with whom she’d had an ill-fated affair in the
wake of 9/11 suddenly reappears. As the novel unfolds across a period of
stupendous change—including Obama’s historic election and the global
economic collapse he inherited—the Calloways will find themselves and
their marriage tested more severely than they ever could have imagined.
Boktitel: Bright, Precious Days
Författare: Jay McInerney
Bokförlag: Penguin Random House
Jay McInerney is the author of seven previous novels, a
collection of short stories and three collections of essays on wine. He
lives in New York City and Bridgehampton, New York.
Etiketter: Nya böcker