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Tuesday Nights in 1980 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 1980s.Welcome 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 Lost.As Inventive As Jennifer Egan S A Visit From The Goon Squad And As Sweeping As Meg Wolitzer S The Interestings, Tuesday Nights In 1980 Boldly 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.


About the Author: Molly Prentiss

Molly Prentiss has been a Writer in Residence at The Blue Mountain Center, Vermont Studio Center and at the Workspace program the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and received the Emerging Writer Fellowship from the Aspen Institute She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the California College of the Arts Tuesday Nights in 1980 is her first novel She currently lives, writes and walks around



10 thoughts on “Tuesday Nights in 1980

  1. 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 s than that much, much than 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


  2. 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 lov...


  3. 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 and Raul, e


  4. 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 out about the three main characters in the end we are left to wonder


  5. 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 year of their lives and af


  6. 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 time, and the 1980 s reference


  7. 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 scene whose lives will become inextr


  8. 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 engag...


  9. says:

    She woke up the next morning to see the still wet picture of herself, knowing forever had started, if forever were what forever felt like, which was a year in New York City when you were in love Do you dream of New York For those of us that don t live there and perhaps even for those of us that do, I think we all dream of New York to some extent It s that place on earth that we imagine everything to be vibrant, real somehow New York is my fantasy book setting It s my <


  10. says:

    A debut well worth looking forward to people being able to read next year Some of the most vibrant and expressive writing about art and the art scene I ve ever read.


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