Cocktails for Book Lovers
Tessa Smith McGovern
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
The perfect pairing for anyone with a literary thirst!
From Jane Austen's little-known fondness for wine to Hemingway's beloved mojitos, literature and libations go hand in hand. Cocktails for Book Lovers blends these in a delectable book that will delight both readers and cocktail enthusiasts alike. This irresistible collection features 50 original and classic cocktail recipes based on works of famous authors and popular drinks of their eras, including Orange Champagne Punch, Salted Caramel and Bourbon Milkshakes, and even Zombie Cola. So dip in, pick your favorite author or book, and take a sip―or start at the beginning and work your way through. Cheers!
Cocktails inspired by your favorite authors:
• Charlotte Bronte
• Dani Shapiro
• Dorothy Parker
• Ernest Hemingway
• F. Scott Fitzgerald
• Flannery O'Connor
• Jhumpa Lahiri
• Junot Diaz
• Virginia Woolf
• Wally Lamb
• And 40 more!
tales of human emotion, many only a few pages long, published in 1914 but still relevant today. Insightful and elegantly written; an absolute delight. Ruddy Mary Joycean characters are known for their alcoholic overindulgence, and drinks featured in his stories include stout, whiskey, brandy, rum, porter, wine, cider, beer, and gin. The Ruddy Mary, made with gin instead of vodka (a la Bloody Mary), is often used as a pick-me-up after overindulging. 2 oz. gin 4 oz. tomato juice 1/2 teaspoon
first novel, Black, White, Other: In Search of Nina Armstrong, which was then followed in 2013 by Mama’s Child. ALSO RECOMMENDED: Black, White, Other: In Search of Nina Armstrong. Nina, a biracial teen whose parents divorce, is stranded in the nowhere land between racial boundaries and the struggle for personal independence. Chianti Sangria Lizzie, the mother of Ruby Jordan in Mama’s Child, is fond of Chianti. 3 cups Chianti or other fruity red wine 1 cup brandy 1/4 cup orange flavored
1965. The title story was awarded the O. Henry Prize in short fiction in 1963, the second of three O. Henry Prizes received by O’Connor. Salted Caramel & Bourbon Milk Shake In the short story, “Wise Blood,” Enoch drinks a chocolate malted milk shake whilst making suggestive remarks to the waitress whom he believes to be in love with him. 3 big scoops vanilla ice cream 2 oz. bourbon 1/3 cup caramel sauce, plus 2 tbsp. for garnish 1 cup milk � tsp. salt Ice cubes Place milk, salt, caramel
this unexpected hit launched her writing career. Tsukiyama credits good timing for her initial success, coming as it did right after Amy Tan’s Joy Luck Club. Book publishers were more interested in the work of Asian American women authors than ever before. Tsukiyama lives in California, in El Cerrito and the Napa Valley. When not writing, she enjoys good red wine, good and bad TV, and shoe shopping. ALSO RECOMMENDED: The Language of Threads. Pei, brought to work in the silk house as a girl,
lot on our chickens. They are good layers, what few we have left after the possums and such.” His father was a heavy drinker who demanded complete obedience. Billy, as he was known, was an average student and a poor athlete; the back brace his mother forced him to wear for two years to correct his poor posture elicited mockery from his peers. To compensate for his lack of popularity, he became a gifted teller of yarns and a serious reader, who revered the Old Testament, Don Quixote, and the