Shaken and Stirred
Shaken and Stirred is an enticing literary cocktail of stories about drinking and making merry by great writers from the past two centuries. The settings include hotels and restaurants, a wine cellar in Italy, a café in Paris, a bar in Dublin, a New York nightclub, Jazz Age speakeasies, and suburban lawn parties. We suggest making yourself a cocktail, and cozying up with these well-lubricated tales by Dickens, Twain, Beckett, Colette, Dorothy Parker, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dawn Powell, Clarice Lispector, Joy Williams, Penelope Lively, and many more. 400 pages.