Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up

Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up

Caren Osten Gerszberg, Leah Odze Epstein

Whether you drink it or no longer, alcohol is probably going a effective a part of your lifestyles: our tradition is saturated in it. Ask any lady you recognize to inform you a ingesting tale, and she’ll get a hold of one—in truth, she may also get a hold of 5. With neighbors and with coworkers, at date evening and at girls' evening, and on distinctive events starting from Valentine’s Day to the tremendous Bowl, we stumble upon alcohol—yet by way of discussing the character of our dating with consuming, few people achieve this in truth and openly.

In Drinking Diaries, editors Leah Odze Epstein and Caren Osten Gerszberg take women's consuming tales out of the closet and into the sunshine. no matter if it’s disgrace, sober intercourse, and relapsing, or university consuming, bonding, and evaluating the advantages of pot vs. booze, no subject regarding alcohol is off limits during this illuminating anthology. With contributions from celebrated writers together with Jacquelyn Mitchard, Daphne Merkin, Kathryn Harrison, Ann Hood, Ann Leary, Pam Houston, Jane Friedman, Elissa Schappell, Asra Nomani, Priscilla Warner, Rita Williams, and Joyce Maynard, Drinking Diaries is a candid examine the pleasures and pains of ingesting, and the numerous ways that it touches women’s lives.

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