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Pretty neat book. I read this because I saw it in a list on Flavorwire that said it was written in the present tense. It actually does really work as the article said. I liked the story and the liberal use of cocaine was a bit interesting. I don't want to write too much as I don't want to give away any spoilers sort of thing but I actually ended up liking the guy in the end. I saw this was made into a movie but I don't know how that could possibly ever work. I don't think they ever give the guy a name do they but he is referred to as "Coach." I feel like there are literary thin
No one captures the superficial concerns of the upper echelons of Manhattan society like Jay McInerney. In his seven novels and two collections of short stories stretching from the acquisitive '80s across to the more sober present day, he has captured the zeitgeist of the times as experienced by these privileged social butterflies. Cocaine use, parties, clubs, modelisers (men who can choose to date only models), early marriage among those media and banking darlings blessed with looks, success and money - McInerney has made them his trademark. Occasionally his irony has been subtle so that