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"A vivid, funny, and poignant memoir that celebrates the distinct lure of the camaraderie and community one finds drinking in bars. Rosie Schaap has always loved bars: the wood and brass and jukeboxes, the knowing bartenders, and especially the sometimes surprising but always comforting company of regulars. Starting with her misspent youth in the bar car of a regional railroad, where at fifteen she told commuters' fortunes in exchange for beer, and continuing today as she slings cocktails at a neighborhood joint in Brooklyn, Schaap has learned her way around both sides of a bar and come to realize how powerful the fellowship among regular patrons can be. In Drinking with Men, Schaap shares her unending quest for the perfect local haunt, which takes herfrom a dive outside Los Angeles to a Dublin pub full of poets, and from small-town New England taverns to a character-filled bar in Manhattan's TriBeCa. Drinking alongside artists and expats, ironworkers and soccer fanatics, she finds t
"NPR" Best Books of 2013
"BookPage" Best Books of 2013
"Library Journal" Best Books of 2013: Memoir
"Flavorwire "10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2013
A vivid, funny, and poignant memoir that celebrates the distinct lure of the camaraderie and co
|Number of Pages:||272|
|Publisher:||Penguin Group USA|
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H):||5.50 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches|
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