It’s Never Just a Game


Adelle Waldman reviews Jay McInerney’s latest novel for the New Yorker:

There’s no dodging the paradox at the heart of his career. Although his best books have never been merely lightweight eighties period pieces, the books set in that decade, and redolent of it, remain his strongest.

Roxie Pell is a student at Wesleyan University, where she writes for Wesleying and The Argus and tweets hilarious nuggets of pure wisdom @jonathnfranzen. More from this author →