Jay McInerney

Jay McInerney

Time cited Jay McInerney’s best-selling debut, Bright Lights, Big City as one of nine generation-defining novels of the 20th century. A graduate of Williams College, McInerney writes about travel, culture and wine for numerous publications including Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Review of Books. His short story collection, How It Ended, was named one of the 10 best books of 2009 byThe New York Times

Interviews with Jay McInerney

Essential New York Novels, recommended by Jay McInerney

The author of Bright Lights, Big City, Jay McInerney, tells us what changed after 9/11 and which books best capture the ambition, romance and creativity of New York. He chooses his list of  “essential New York novels”

Interviews where books by Jay McInerney were recommended

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