Sunday, April 21, 2019

Eight top 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:
Michael Dibden, A Long Finish

Dibden was an English novelist who took up residence in Italy and wrote a series of literate mysteries, starring a wine-loving detective named Aurelio Zen, including A Long Finish, set in Piedmont, the home of truffles, Barolo and Barbaresco.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue