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Bright New York

Bright, Precious Days by Jay McInerney Bloomsbury, 2016, 416 pages, $29.99 __________________________   Filed in my sock drawer was a list of things that I liked to do in New York. If I happened to be in Manhattan on a Friday, around five o’clock, the Metropolitan Museum of Art was the place to be. A quartet played in the balcony overlooking the floral arrangements landscaping the foyer. Lingering with a glass of something until eight o’clock was very special. Walking up the main staircase, one could glimpse the Tiepolos, take a left past the Chinese ceramics and grab a table.…

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