Sunday, April 21, 2019

Eight novels for the literate oenophile

Jay McInerney's books include the novels Precious Days, Bright Lights, Big City, Model Behavior and The Good Life, which received the Grand Prix Littéraire. His short story collection How It Ended was named one of the ten best books of the year by the New York Times. He is the editor of Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing.

At LitHub he tagged eight novels for the literate oenophile, including:
Rex Pickett, Sideways

Road trip! Famously translated to the screen by Alexander Payne, Sideways deserves to be read and relished. Dour Miles and priapic Jack are the Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty of this contemporary picaresque which is by turns hilarious, poignant, and intoxicating.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue