On the booze with F. Scott Fitzgerald

On boozeON BOOZE BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

This very short and charming book would make the ideal gift for the intellectual party animal among your friends.

This is an elegantly presented collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s best writing about booze. It sums up the author and the Jazz Age in which he lived – and drank!

“First you take a drink, ” he once noted “then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” This kind of line is typical of what can be found here.

Fitzgerald wrote alcohol into almost everything he produced. This collection draws mainly from The Crack Up as well as from other letters and works. Continue reading

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