Bright, Precious Days OverviewJay McInerney’s general fiction novel, Bright, Precious Days, chronicles roughly two years of Russell and Corrine Calloway’s lives as she carries on an affair and he struggles to keep his business running during the economic crisis of the early twenty-first century. Told from various perspectives, the novel delicately weaves the lives of the Calloways and their friends and associates together to explore themes of infidelity, classism, drugs, aging, and relationships.
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