March 4, 2017

Beautiful Garbage: A Novel by Jill Di Donato

By Jill Di Donato

If Holly Golightly lived within the ’80s, how a long way may she visit make a reputation for herself as Manhattan’s artist du jour? we all know all approximately Warhol, Basquiat, Keith Haring, and their fictional opposite numbers, yet what concerning the edgy ladies artists of this time?

Jodi Plum: clever, gifted, formidable, stricken. clean out of her youngsters, she leaves suburbia for Manhattan’s glam and gritty paintings scene, and shortly falls into the clutches of Monika, a gorgeous photographer. With assistance from her new mentor, Jodi quick turns into a emerging star—but whilst a skeleton from her earlier surfaces, her dream lifestyles crashes to a halt, and he or she slips right into a international of events, medications, and high-class prostitution.

Set within the crime-plagued ny urban of the Eighties, attractive rubbish parallels an artist’s trip together with her sexual epiphanies, exploring the infamous milieu of the decade’s downtown paintings scene from the perspective of a tender girl artist—and providing a satirical and irreverent examine post-’70s sexual politics and the area of elite name girls.

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