The Rum Diary

Alternate Cover Edition can be found here n n nMade into a major motion picture starring Johnny Depp, The Rum Diary a national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is Hunter S Thompson s brilliant love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent lust in the Caribbean.Begun in 1959 by a twenty tw

Wishful Drinking

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher tells the true and intoxicating story of her life with inimitable wit Born to celebrity parents, she was picked to play a princess in a little movie called Star Wars when only 19 years old But it isn t all sweetness and light sabres Alas, aside from a demandin


You may not know it, but you ve met Augusten Burroughs You ve seen him on the street, in bars, on the subway, at restaurants a twenty something guy, nice suit, works in advertising Regular Ordinary But when the ordinary person had two drinks, Augusten was circling the drain by having twelve wh

The Ginger Man

First published in Paris in 1955 and originally banned in America, J P Donleavy s first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic of the highest order Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J P Donleavy s wildly funny, picaresque classic nov

Imbibe!: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to "Professor" Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar

A lively, historically informed, and definitive guide to classic American cocktails Cocktail writer and historian David Wondrich presents the colorful, little known history of classic American drinks and the ultimate mixologist s guide in this engaging homage to Jerry Thomas, father of the America

The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual: Secret Recipes and Barroom Tales from Two Belfast Boys Who Conquered the Cocktail World

Winner of the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award for Best New Cocktail Bartending Book Dead Rabbit Grocery Grog in Lower Manhattan has dominated the bar industry, receiving award after award including World s Best Bar, World s Best Cocktail Menu, World s Best Drink Selection, and Best American