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–Writing in America: The Jesuit Review, Rob Weinert-Kendt, journalist and editor of the American Theatre magazine, recalls how his life has been shaped by his reading and viewing of Brideshead Revisited as a teenager. He begins by putting the story … Continue reading
In the past few days several celebrities from various media have stated in interviews that they had been influenced by the writings of Evelyn Waugh. In an interview by the book website Goodreads, US novelist Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City) had the … Continue reading
In listing his favorite books, novelist and, more recently, wine commentator Jay McInerney included Waugh’s A Handful of Dust. His own first novel Bright Lights, Big City (1984) might be considered a 1980s version of Decline and Fall. In an article … Continue reading
A wine blog called wineanorak has posted a profile of the wine writings of novelist Jay McInerney, best known as the author of Bright Lights, Big City (1984). Among those who McInerney identifies as having influenced his wine writing are Norman Mailer, Ernest … Continue reading