Category: 20 Books of Summer

No 479 The Trip to Echo Springs: On Writers and Drinking by Olivia Laing Book 8 of #20booksofsummer20

 Alcohol has had a starring role in the creative lives of some of the world’s most famous authors.  In an essay entitled Alcohol and Poetry Lewis Hyde noted that four of the six Americans who have won the Nobel Prize for Literature were alcoholics, namely William Faulker, Eugene O’Neill, John Steinbeck and Ernest Hemingway. The…

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