Bright Lights Big City

Bright Lights  Big City
Author: Jay McInerney
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2014-02-13
ISBN 10: 1408854511
ISBN 13: 9781408854518
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bright Lights Big City Book Review:

You are at a nightclub talking to a girl with a shaved head. The club is either Heartbreak or the Lizard Lounge. All might become clear if you could just slip into the bathroom and do a little more Bolivian Marching Powder. Then again, it might not... So begins our nameless hero's trawl through the brightly lit streets of Manhattan, sampling all this wonderland has to offer yet suspecting that tomorrow's hangover may be caused by more than simple excess. Bright Lights, Big City is an acclaimed classic which marked Jay McInerney as one of the major writers of our time.

Bright Lights Big City

Bright Lights  Big City
Author: Hilton Obenzinger
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 50
Release: 1974
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: IND:32000011214071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bright Lights Big City

Bright Lights  Big City
Author: Jay McInerney,Joel Schumacher
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 228
Release: 1986
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:28452969
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bright Precious Days

Bright  Precious Days
Author: Jay McInerney
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2016-08-02
ISBN 10: 1101948019
ISBN 13: 9781101948019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bright Precious Days Book Review:

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. Even 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.

Double Wedding Ring Quilts Traditions Made Modern

Double Wedding Ring Quilts   Traditions Made Modern
Author: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Publsiher: C&T Publishing Inc
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2015-01-01
ISBN 10: 1617450278
ISBN 13: 9781617450273
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Double Wedding Ring Quilts Traditions Made Modern Book Review:

Get ready for new adventures in conventional piecing with celebrated quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe. Create stunning Double Wedding Ring quilts with breathtaking innovations on the classic pattern. With full-size patterns for 10 quilts, the book will teach you the Double Wedding Ring basics. After you've mastered curved foundation piecing, try your hand at Victoria's unique fabric slashing and “Made-Fabric” methods—it's easier than you think! You'll feel liberated as you improvise on her designs, with full instruction for some quilts and others that invite your creative discovery. Read the stories that inspired each of Victoria's designs, and then take inspiration from the artist at work in her studio, with photography of her creative process and 3 bonus quilts to jump start your own art.

Bright Lights Big Ass

Bright Lights  Big Ass
Author: Jen Lancaster
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2007-05-01
ISBN 10: 1101128410
ISBN 13: 9781101128411
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bright Lights Big Ass Book Review:

Jen Lancaster hates to burst your happy little bubble, but life in the big city isn't all it's cracked up to be. Contrary to what you see on TV and in the movies, most urbanites aren't party-hopping in slinky dresses and strappy stilettos. But lucky for us, Lancaster knows how to make the life of the lower crust mercilessly funny and infinitely entertaining. Whether she's reporting rude neighbors to Homeland Security, harboring a crush on her grocery store clerk, or fighting-and losing-the Battle of the Stairmaster- Lancaster explores how silly, strange, and not-so-fabulous real city living can be. And if anyone doesn't like it, they can kiss her big, fat, pink, puffy down parka.

Bright Lights Big City

Bright Lights  Big City
Author: Robert M. Stamp
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 61
Release: 1991
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:30803776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Story of My Life

The Story of My Life
Author: Jay McInerney
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-02-13
ISBN 10: 1408854503
ISBN 13: 9781408854501
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Story of My Life Book Review:

It is party time in eighties Manhattan. Smart, sassy and cynical, Alison lives for the moment. Her life is a carnival of gossip and midnight sessions of Truth or Dare, and her cocaine-bashing friends and flirting flatmates all crave satiation. Young and beautiful, hip and indulgent, sex-crazed and alcohol-fuelled, Alison can neither pay her fees for drama school nor track down her indifferent father. She juggles rent money with abortion fees, lingering lovers with current conquests and is the despair of her gynaecologist. She's fallen deeply in lust with Dean, although that nasty present Skip Pendleton left her with hasn't yet cleared up. Story of her life right? But in a world of no consequences, Alison is heading for a meltdown.

Brightness Falls

Brightness Falls
Author: Jay McInerney
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2014-03-13
ISBN 10: 1408854473
ISBN 13: 9781408854471
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brightness Falls Book Review:

Corrine Calloway is a young stockbroker on Wall Street, her husband Russell an underpaid but ambitious publishing editor. The happily married couple head into New York's 1980s gold rush where prospects and money seem to be flying everywhere, and the best and the brightest vie with the worst and most craven for riches, fame and the love of beautiful people. But the Calloways soon find out that what goes up must come crashing down, both on Wall Street and at home. Brightness Falls captures lives-in-the-making: men and women confronting their sudden middle-age with wit and low behaviour, fear and confusion, and, just occasionally, a little honesty and decency.

Bright Lights No City

Bright Lights  No City
Author: Max Alexander
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2015-08-10
ISBN 10: 9781516836734
ISBN 13: 1516836731
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bright Lights No City Book Review:

At age forty-seven, Whit Alexander, the American cofounder of the Cranium board game, decided to start a new business selling affordable goods and services to low-income villagers in Ghana, West Africa. His brother, Max, a journalist, came along to tell the story. Neither of them could have anticipated just how much of an adventure they'd find there. In Ghana, Whit's initial goal is to market a high-quality, rechargeable AA battery for off-grid villagers. If successful, he planned to grow a larger for-profit business based on those batteries: creating a trusted brand that would provide life-enhancing products, services, and jobs, without relying on charity. Ghana, however, presents extraordinary challenges, and the brothers wage daily battles against deadly insects, insane driving conditions, unspeakable food, voodoo priests, corrupt officials, counterfeiters, and ethnic rivalries on their way to success. From signing up customers who earn a few dollars a month at most to training employees with no Western-style work experience, the brothers quickly learn that starting a business in Africa requires single-minded focus, a sense of humor, and a lot of patience. Along the way, Whit and Max relive their own childhood, bickering across the African bush and learning a great deal about Africans as well as themselves. Irreverent, hilarious, and ultimately inspiring, Bright Lights, No City challenges accepted notions of charity; shows the power of broadening your horizons; and suggests that there is hope and opportunity in Africa.

Little Bird Visits the Big City

Little Bird Visits the Big City
Author: Domenico Granata
Publsiher: Minedition
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2020-04-02
ISBN 10: 9888342037
ISBN 13: 9789888342037
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Little Bird Visits the Big City Book Review:

A curious little country bird longs to see the bright lights, big city. But is he ready for the hustle and bustle? Little bird is curious to fly beyond the boundaries of his little forest. Though his mother warns him to stay with his friends, Little Bird takes off on his own, looking for adventure. When he arrives in the city he doesn't know what to make of all the noises and the commotion. Before long he's feeling frightened and homesick. Luckily for him, his friends had been checking up on him the whole time. This adorable book shows the universal pull children feel to go off on their own, even as they long to stay tethered to home.

Bright Lights Big City

Bright Lights  Big City
Author: Jay McInerney
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2008
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1012102839
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Dream of My Return

The Dream of My Return
Author: Horacio Castellanos Moya
Publsiher: New Directions Publishing
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2015-03-10
ISBN 10: 0811223442
ISBN 13: 9780811223447
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dream of My Return Book Review:

A high-octane paranoia deranges a writer and fuels a dangerous plan to return home to El Salvador. Drinking way too much and breaking up with his wife, an exiled journalist in Mexico City dreams of returning home to El Salvador. But is it really a dream or a nightmare? When he decides to treat his liver pain with hypnosis, his few impulse-control mechanisms rapidly dissolve. Hair-brained schemes, half-mad arguments, unraveling murder plots, hysterical rants: everything escalates at a maniacal pace, especially the crazy humor.

Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
Author: Tom Robbins
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2003-06-17
ISBN 10: 0553897918
ISBN 13: 9780553897913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas Book Review:

When the stock market crashes on the Thursday before Easter, you—an ambitious, although ineffectual and not entirely ethical young broker—are convinced that you’re facing the Weekend from Hell. Before the market reopens on Monday, you’re going to have to scramble and scheme to cover your butt, but there’s no way you can anticipate the baffling disappearance of a 300-pound psychic, the fall from grace of a born-again monkey, or the intrusion in your life of a tattooed stranger intent on blowing your mind and most of your fuses. Over these fateful three days, you will be forced to confront everything from mysterious African rituals to legendary amphibians, from tarot-card bombshells to street violence, from your own sexuality to outer space. This is, after all, a Tom Robbins novel—and the author has never been in finer form.

American Psycho

American Psycho
Author: Bret Easton Ellis
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2014-12-15
ISBN 10: 1447277716
ISBN 13: 9781447277712
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

American Psycho Book Review:

A cult classic, adapted into a film starring Christian Bale. Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do? Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. He is also a psychopath. A man addicted to his superficial, perfect life, he pulls us into a dark underworld where the American Dream becomes a nightmare . . . With an introduction by Irvine Welsh, Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho is one of the most controversial and talked-about novels of all time. A multi-million-copy bestseller hailed as a modern classic, it is a violent black comedy about the darkest side of human nature.

Bright Lights Dark Nights

Bright Lights  Dark Nights
Author: Stephen Emond
Publsiher: Roaring Brook Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2015-08-11
ISBN 10: 1626722072
ISBN 13: 9781626722071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bright Lights Dark Nights Book Review:

A story about first love, first fights, and finding yourself in a messed up world, from the acclaimed author of Happyface. Walter Wilcox has never been in love. That is, until he meets Naomi, and sparks, and clever jokes, fly. But when his cop dad is caught in a racial profiling scandal, Walter and Naomi, who is African American, are called out at school, home, and online. Can their bond (and mutual love of the Foo Fighters) keep them together? With black-and-white illustrations throughout and a heartfelt, humorous voice, Bright Lights, Dark Nights authentically captures just how tough first love can be...and why it's worth fighting for.

Tuesday Nights in 1980

Tuesday Nights in 1980
Author: Molly Prentiss
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2016-04-05
ISBN 10: 1501121049
ISBN 13: 9781501121043
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tuesday Nights in 1980 Book Review:

“In one sentence, Ms. Prentiss captures a sense of intoxication and possibility that six seasons of voice-overs from Sarah Jessica Parker never could…Ms. Prentiss concludes her novel on a note that’s both ethereal and brutally realistic. She cauterizes wounds, but they’re still visible and bare. But for her characters—for this promising author—it’s enough.” —The New York Times “An intoxicating Manhattan fairy tale…As affecting as it is absorbing. A thrilling debut.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A vital, sensuous, edgy, and suspenseful tale of longing, rage, fear, compulsion, and love.” —Booklist (starred review) An intoxicating and transcendent debut novel that follows a critic, an artist, and a desirous, determined young woman as they find their way—and ultimately collide—amid the ever-evolving New York City art scene of the 1980s. Welcome to SoHo at the onset of the eighties: a gritty, not-yet-gentrified playground for artists and writers looking to make it in the big city. Among them: James Bennett, a synesthetic art critic for The New York Times whose unlikely condition enables him to describe art in profound, magical ways, and Raul Engales, an exiled Argentinian painter running from his past and the Dirty War that has enveloped his country. As the two men ascend in the downtown arts scene, dual tragedies strike, and each is faced with a loss that acutely affects his relationship to life and to art. It is not until they are inadvertently brought together by Lucy Olliason—a small town beauty and Raul’s muse—and a young orphan boy sent mysteriously from Buenos Aires, that James and Raul are able to rediscover some semblance of what they’ve lost. As inventive as Jennifer Egan's A Visit From The Goon Squad and as sweeping as Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings, Tuesday Nights in 1980 boldly renders a complex moment when the meaning and nature of art is being all but upended, and New York City as a whole is reinventing itself. In risk-taking prose that is as powerful as it is playful, Molly Prentiss deftly explores the need for beauty, community, creation, and love in an ever-changing urban landscape.

Fangland

Fangland
Author: John Marks
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2008-01-29
ISBN 10: 1101644354
ISBN 13: 9781101644355
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fangland Book Review:

As the popularity of Elizabeth Kostova's bestselling The Historian proves, there's always an audience bloodthirsty for quality, page-turning horror. Now, in a marvelously horrifying turn, John Marks-a former 60 Minutes producer-sinks his satirical teeth into twenty-first- century media. In Fangland, Evangeline Harker is an employee of the legendary TV news magazine The Hour. Sent on assignment to Transylvania, she delivers more than a story when mysterious e-mails, coffins, and a creepy guy named Torgu descend on the New York office. This darkly funny tale will appeal to vampire and horror aficionados as well as anyone who's fed up with what passes for "news" today.

Diary of a Yuppie

Diary of a Yuppie
Author: Louis Auchincloss
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 215
Release: 1986-09-10
ISBN 10: 0547745737
ISBN 13: 9780547745732
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diary of a Yuppie Book Review:

In this novel by the author of Honorable Men, a hot-shot corporate lawyer will sacrifice anything for success in 1980s Manhattan. Bob Service is a thirty-two-year-old crack lawyer with blood as cold and clear as a five-dollar martini. His god is power, and his morals are ever tempered by expediency. His goals far exceed an imminent partnership in a big New York law firm. Bob’s “perfect” marriage to Alice, a graceful and intelligent literary agent, is no match for the ardor of his corporate drive. And it certainly pales beside his explosive affair with Sylvia, whose naked ambition matches his own and whose social connections provide the ultimate bridge to the pinnacles of success. How Bob marches toward his fate while trampling on his associates and crippling his marriage forms the plot of this fast-paced novel about 1980s mores and life on the fast track of the big law firms. Office intrigue and duels for power rival anything that Machiavelli could have conjured up. And it all has an unnervingly authentic ring... Praise for Diary of a Yuppie “Absorbing and fun . . . It is refreshing to find characters who are willing to discuss the spiritual dimensions of their business decisions, the ethics of their trade.” —New York Times “Because greed and glory aren’t exclusive to Wall St.—Auchincloss turf—this most moral of fictions deserves a wide audience.” —Kirkus Reviews “This brief contemporary novel explores the ethics of loyalty in business, love, and friendship. Auchincloss, a prolific novelist of manners, is also a Wall Street attorney, and his shallow, ambitious characters ring true . . . [A] subtle, memorable book.” —Library Journal

Bright Lights Big City

Bright Lights  Big City
Author: Bright Lights Big City
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9780646539676
ISBN 13: 0646539671
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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