"It's a mixologist's dream of literature-inspired drinks (and bar snacks) ...Handsomely illustrated, full of literary trivia, summaries and snappy patter." --Mystery Scene Magazine "Entertaining and beautifully designed ... it's a joy." --London Evening Standard "[S]ummaries of classic novels and their corresponding recipes are garnished with groan-worthy puns and sepia-toned illustrations. I toast to that!" --Palm Beach Post "It makes a fantastic gift, but you'll also want to pick up a copy for yourself." --DrinkSpirits.com "Another for the ever-swelling why-didn't-I-think-of-this file." --Houston Chronicle Bookish blog "Pun-tastic cocktail delights ... peruse it to find your book club's next read (and cocktail)." --Epicurious.com A small book, perfectly gift-sized, and a fun read. Bonus? A lot of the cocktails are built in a Collins glass so are truly a pour away from drinkable. And if you skipped any of the classics mentioned in this book, Federle's descriptions might just pique your curiosity enough to pick 'em up." --Sipsandshots.com Praise for Tim Federle's Better Nate Than Ever "Hilarious and heartwarming ... this book soars." --Publishers Weekly starred review) "Critics are raving about Nate." --CNN "[A]n inspired and inspiring journey." --New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) "Judy Blume as seen through a Stephen Sondheim lens." --Huffington Post Recommended by the ALA/Association for Library Service to Children (Summer Reading) A Junior Library Guild selection "[A] twinkling adventure tale for the musical theater set." --New York Times (front-page Arts feature) "An instant young adult classic." --The Advocate "[A] charming debut by a rising theater star." --Entertainment Weekly "Grade: A" --Cleveland Plain Dealer
2013 Goodreads Choice Award in the category of Food & Cookbooks
Congrats. You fought through War and Peace, burned through Fahrenheit 451, and sailed through Moby-Dick. All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick, but you made it to shoreand you deserve a drink!
A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the ultimate cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipespaired with wry commentary on history’s most beloved novelsthe book also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout.
Even if you don’t have a B.A. in English, tonight you’re gonna drink like you do. Drinks include:
The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
The Last of the Mojitos
Love in the Time of Kahlúa
Romeo and Julep
A Rum of One’s Own
Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margarita
Vermouth the Bell Tolls