We don’t condone drinking while reading, no sir. Or at least not when our reviewers are reading. Summer, a good book, alcohol: They go together well. Here’s our guide to books that won’t disappoint and what you might want to imbibe while reading them.
LILLIAN AND DASH
"Toperoff locates the private passions in an intense, public and ultimately tragic love story without indulging in glitz or melodrama."
A canny exploration of the long affair between writers Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) and Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), which endured alcoholism, war and McCarthyism. Read full book review >