Download PDF by Rosie Schaap: Drinking with Men: A Memoir
By Rosie Schaap
A brilliant, humorous, and poignant memoir that celebrates the precise entice of the camaraderie and group one reveals consuming in bars.
Rosie Schaap has regularly enjoyed bars: the wooden and brass and jukeboxes, the figuring out bartenders, and particularly the occasionally fantastic yet consistently comforting corporation of regulars. beginning together with her misspent early life within the bar automobile of a neighborhood railroad, the place at fifteen she informed commuters' fortunes in alternate for beer, and carrying on with this day as she slings cocktails at a local joint in Brooklyn, Schaap has discovered her means round either side of a bar and are available to gain how robust the fellowship between typical consumers can be.
In Drinking with Men, Schaap stocks her never-ending quest for the suitable neighborhood hang-out, which takes her from a dive open air l. a. to a Dublin pub choked with poets, and from small-town New England taverns to a character-filled bar in Manhattan's TriBeCa. consuming along artists and expats, ironworkers and football lovers, she reveals those locations supply a secure haven, a respite, and a spot to think so much like herself. In wealthy, colourful prose, Schaap brings to lifestyles those seedy, hot, and lovely rooms. ingesting with males is a love letter to the bars, pubs, and taverns which were Schaap’s safe haven, and a party of the uniquely civilizing resource of group that's bar tradition at its top.