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Tuesday Nights in 1980 PDF/EPUB Ü Tuesday Nights A transcendent debut novel that follows a critic, an artist, and a desirous, determined young woman as they find their way and ultimately collide amid the ever evolving New York City art scene of the sWelcome to SoHo at the onset of the eighties a gritty, not yet gentrified playground for artists and writers looking to make it in the big city Among them James Bennett, a synaesthetic art critic for The New York Times whose unlikely condition enables him to describe art in profound, magical ways, and Raul Engales, an exiled Argentinian painter running from his past and the Dirty War that has enveloped his country As the two men ascend in the downtown arts scene, dual tragedies strike, and each is faced with a loss that acutely affects his relationship to life and to art It is not until they are inadvertently brought together by Lucy Olliason a small town beauty and Raul s muse and a young orphan boy sent mysteriously from Buenos Aires, that James and Raul are able to rediscover some semblance of what they ve lostAs inventive as Jennifer Egan s A Visit From The Goon Squad and as sweeping as Meg Wolitzer s The Interestings, Tuesday Nights inboldly renders a complex moment when the meaning and nature of art is being all but upended, and New York City as a whole is reinventing itself In risk taking prose that is as powerful as it is playful, Molly Prentiss deftly explores the need for beauty, community, creation, and love in an ever changing urban landscape

10 thoughts on “Tuesday Nights in 1980

  1. Andrew Smith Andrew Smith says:

    The story of three people from different backgrounds whose paths cross in New York City in the course of a year Well, in truth, it sthan that much, muchthan that.Raul Engales is an Argentinian who left Buenos Aires in his twenties leaving his sister, Franca, and her new husband behind He planned to forge a new life in America He d always painted and he dreamt of finding fame and fortune in the Big Apple He d been luc

  2. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    A wonderfully satisfying novel Molly Prentiss knows how to craft a story Her prose has energy alternating delightful and hilarious and deeply affecting Lives collide between an art critic, a painter, and a girl from small town Idaho Relationships love, betrayal, forgiveness, and art, Emotionally and intellectually charged , changed lives forever in Manhattan in 1980 TERRIFIC novel

  3. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    New York, on the cusp of 1980, the changing art scene of Soho before it became officially known as Soho Following the lives of three individuals for the next year Lucy in her early twenties coming from Idaho to experience life in a big city, James who after college has no clue what to do and whose unique ability enables him to see colors and paintings in a unique way will find himself the reigning critic of the art world

  4. Karen Karen says:

    I really enjoyed this book and was not ready for it to end I also loved reading about this time period in New York I was however hoping to find outabout the three main characters in the end we are left to wonder

  5. PorshaJo PorshaJo says:

    I loved this book Oh to be in NYC in the 80 s during the time when art was hip and powerful The book tells the story of three souls just trying to make it in New York in the early 80 s The author captures so beautifully the gritty, raw, bohemian lifestyle of this time in history The story is about three different people Lucy, James, and Raul and how their lives converge The book rotates between these characters during one ye

  6. Bren Bren says:

    He loved the flaws they were invariably the most interesting parts of people s faces and bodies, the parts that held the straightest lines, the most beautiful shadows Molly Prentiss, Tuesday Nights in 1980This book was gritty and dark and complex and touching and yet for some reason I could not get involved with it I really don t know why and usually with books that I am not drawn into there is a solid reason I think in the ca

  7. Marilyn C. Marilyn C. says:

    An impressive debut novel, Molly Prentiss brings you right into the Soho art scene, circa 1980 Written in a unique prose, the story mainly focuses on three interesting main characters and their intersecting lives James, an oddball art critic with synesthesia, Raul, a talented artist from Argentina and Lucy, a young, small town girl trying to find her way in NYC I really enjoyed reading about the changing art scene during this ti

  8. Chrissie Chrissie says:

    Please read the book description given here Tuesday Nights in 1980 I have only heard praise for this book I was expecting a lot Tell me, who isn t going to be drawn to a book revolving around New York s SoHo art world of the 70s 80, synesthesia and an exiled painter running from his past and Argentina s Dirty War If you go into a book with high expectations you are easily disappointed I was disappointed I ll explain why Do remembe

  9. Jessica Sullivan Jessica Sullivan says:

    This is one of the most emotionally satisfying books I ve read in a long time The character development is deep almost to the point of being excessive, but this is the kind of book I love most I want to know every little thing The characters in this book are fully drawn they feel like real people with real fears and real failures and real hopes and real love.Tuesday Nights in 1980 is about three people in the New York City arts scen

  10. Lisa Lisa says:

    By page 25, I was already in love with Tuesday Nights in 1980 It has everything I crave in a book beautiful, smart writing, characters I want to know and a fascinating setting the art world in 1980 New York City Amazingly, it did not disappoint me as I read on It engaged me emotionally and intellectually and kept surprising me I loved, loved this novel

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