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Jay McInerney is the author of four books, including the 1984 semi-autobiographical novel, Bright Lights, Big City. Michael Lionstar/Knopf hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Jay McInerney; Düsseldorf's Musical Influence; Comic Ali Wong

McInerney discusses his new novel, Bright, Precious Days. Rock historian Ed Ward describes the origins of the new German wave of music. Wong says marriage and motherhood are a "source of power."

Jay McInerney is the author of four books, including the 1984 semi-autobiographical novel, Bright Lights, Big City. Michael Lionstar/Knopf hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Jay McInerney; Düsseldorf's Musical Influence; Comic Ali Wong

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