Author: Federle, Tim
Brand: Running Press Adult
Number Of Pages: 160
Release Date: 23-04-2013
Details: Product Description
December 2013: Goodreads Choice Award (Food & Cookbooks)December 2013: Entertainment Weekly Great Gifts for Book LoversDecember 2013: BookPage Best of 2013October 2014: Clue on Jeopardy 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 shore,and 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 recipes,paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels,the 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 GooseThe Last of the MojitosLove in the Time of KahlúaRomeo and JulepA Rum of One's OwnAre You There, God? It's Me, MargaritaVermouth the Bell Tolls and more!
"It's a little-known fact that the information in here will make anyone look and sound better than they actually do"
"...this is a wonderfully entertaining read, slight enough to be digested in one sitting, clever enough to be entertaining even if you never make a single one of the cocktails."
-World of Beer blog
"Tequila Mockingbird is a refreshing reminder that drinking is supposed to be fun, and it brings together the kind of cocktails you'll actually make into a book you'll actually use."
"You've never seen so many literary inside jokes in your whole life, which makes this little cookbook my new favorite thing... The commentary is hilarious, to boot."
"Ingredient by ingredient I became a fan of the ersatz bartending guide for English majors, in which summaries of classic novels and their corresponding recipes are garnished with groan-worthy puns and sepia-toned illustrations. I toast to that!"
-Palm Beach Post
"Pun-tastic cocktail delights . . . peruse it to find your book club's next read (and cocktail)."
A funny gift book for barflies, a terrific treat for book clubs, and a clever tribute to literature, this smart beverage book is a light, entertaining, and pun-filled celebration of drinking and writing that will appeal to lovers of cocktails and classics. Tequila Mockingbird is a one-of-a-kind, unique, and must-have treat for everyone's next party or book club.
About the Author
Tim Federle is a former Broadway dancer turned award-winning writer whose works include the bestselling cocktail recipe books
Tequila Mockingbird and
Gone With the Gin, the novels
Better Nate Than Ever and
The Great American Whatever (each named notable books of the year by the
New York Times), and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical T
uck Everlasting. A native of San Francisco who grew up in Pittsburgh, Tim now divides his time between New York and the internet.
Package Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches