Jay McInerney is the author of twelve books, most recently Bright, Precious Days. His other novels include Bright Lights, Big City, Model Behaviour and The Good Life, which received the Grand Prix Litteraire. He writes a monthly wine column for Town & Country and was previously the wine columnist for the Wall Street Journal and House and Garden. Many of those columns were collected in Bacchus and Me and A Hedonist in the Cellar. In 2006 McInerney won the James Beard MFK Fisher Award for Distinguished Writing.
The best wine writer in America. * Salon * His wine judgments are sound, his anecdotes witty and his literary references impeccable. * New York Times * A scabrously scintillating stylist. * Guardian * No contemporary author quite matches Jay McInerney. * Mail on Sunday * One of the most gifted writers of his generation...whatever he does makes fascinating reading. * Observer *