By Kevin C. Fitzpatrick
But on the most.
Three, I’m below the table;
Four, I’m less than the host."
Raise a tumbler to Dorothy Parker’s wit and knowledge.
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, founder and president of the Dorothy Parker Society, provides us an intoxicating new examine the doyenne of the ripping riposte throughout the lens she so much most popular: the ground of a pitcher. A bar e-book for Parker fanatics and literary tipplers alike, below the desk bargains a distinct tackle Mrs. Parker, the Algonquin around desk, and the Jazz Age by way of celebrating the cocktails that she, her sour buddies, and sweetest enemies loved.
Each access of this scrumptious compendium deals a desirable and full of life historical past of a interval cocktail, an entire recipe, and the characters linked to it. The publication additionally encompasses a detailed collection of twenty first–century speakeasy-style recipes from the country’s best mixologists. Topping it off are excerpts from Parker’s poems, tales, and different writings that would let you get pleasure from her global from the speakeasies of latest York urban to the watering holes of Hollywood.