Jay McInerney’s characters may live on exotic mixed drinks and fine wines, but they still suffer moral dilemmas and have consciences they cannot silence.
New York City
The Safdie brothers are willing to look at hard truths, creating a movie that retains the immediacy and the tragedy of addiction.
Author Vivian Gornick’s discontent is foundational, fertile, unquenchable, except by writing, and quite often funny.
In his latest novel, Michael Cunningham writes about Manhattan’s art world with canny insight and sympathy. But he goes beyond that, anchoring his story not only in beauty, as it is constantly reconceived and imagined, but in considerations of love, sex, morality, and mortality. By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 256 pages, […]