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,
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),
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.
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.
There comes a point in Benjamin Markovits’ latest novel, You Don’t Have To Live Like This, where you become less concerned with the story he’s weaving and more so with the social commentary he seems to be making.
To Kill a Mockingbird was released in 1960 and for more than 50 years was the only novel Harper Lee ever published. A notoriously shy person, Lee’s reasons for never completing or publishing another work were never fully disclosed.
The past decade has seen an insurgence of what can be called, for lack of an official title, The Millennial Men of Literature; male writers who are self-deprecating, brutally honest,