Ever-useful, funny, and appealing, Literary Libations is a humorous and informative guide to pairing wine, beer, cocktails, coffee, tea, and more with famous works of literature. With historical background on both the book and the drink, readers will gain knowledge about wine regions of the world, the history of brewing beer, how to craft beautiful and tasty cocktails, and much more—all through the lens of literature!
Literary Libations is the definitive pairing and recipe guide, presented as a list and organized by genre, for over two hundred different works of fiction in ten different genres. With background information on both the book and the drink, as well as a brief explanation of each pairing and why it works, this is a fantastic gift for anyone who loves to read, and anyone who loves to drink.
SubtitleWhat to Drink with What You Read
AuthorBy Amira Makansi
Published4 September 2018
About the author
Amira Makansi is a wine industry professional who has worked in many if not all aspects of the wine industry. She has worked for eight wineries, two distribution companies, and three restaurants, spanning from Chicago's prestigious dining scene to an Alsatian winery whose first vintage predates the French revolution. After graduating from the University of Chicago with a degree in history, she quickly abandoned her quest to become a lawyer in favor of pursuing a career in all things beverage-related. Amira has also written and published a science fiction trilogy with her mother and sister, the first book of which has been optioned for a Hollywood production. She resides in Ashland, Oregon.