If you’re anything like us, you’re firmly in denial about the end of summer looming on the horizon. Put off the inevitable and hunker down with one of these absorbing novels that we haven’t been able to stop thinking about.
The Gold Rush cocktail is a variant of the whiskey sour, and one of our preferred cocktails for imbibing and reading. Its creation is credited to T. J. Siegal. Siegal is believed to have perfected the Gold Rush while working as a bartender at the famed Milk and Honey.
If there’s one word in the literary cannon that induces more groans than not it’s POETRY. It’s easy to understand why—most people’s exposure to poetry extends no further than junior high,
“When I die, Dublin will be written in my heart.” –James Joyce
Dublin may have written itself on James Joyce’s heart, but Joyce’s history is equally written across the landscape of the city itself.
Irish soda bread: all the deliciousness of home-baked bread with no need for yeast or kneading. A little bit sweet, a little bit savory, it’s the perfect treat for St.
Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach (Random House)
A missing woman leads her twin sister on a twisted scavenger hunt in this clever debut novel of suspense for readers of Luckiest Girl Alive and Reconstructing Amelia.
Hosting Book Club this week? Want to WOW your guests with something other than that batch of Skinny Girl Margs that tastes like sweaty pool water? Great! How about…
Place a pot of water on the stove (6 cups or so),
Here we feature an imagined music playlist inspired by a character from a work of fiction. Each month, a different work will be chosen based on topicality, commemorative celebration or whim,
Simplicity is the key when it comes to drinking while reading. You don’t to spend too much time prepping your drink, but you also don’t always want something as simple as a beer.
Here we feature an imagined music playlist inspired by a character from a work of fiction. Different works are chosen based on topicality, commemorative celebration or whim, and will serve as the inspiration for our sonic excursion.
Alcohol and literature are inseparable—just ask Dylan Thomas (Ha. Too soon?).
Tortured poets aside, there’s nothing more enjoyable than sitting down with a book while enjoying an adult beverage.
It’s hard to believe it’s already September, but here we are: it’s back to school time, autumn, fall, pumpkin spice season, or whatever moniker you choose to attach to these pre-winter months.
Mary Kay Andrews is a New York Times bestselling author of women’s fiction. The Weekenders her 24th novel. A newspaper journalist for 14 years, she spent the last ten years as a features writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.