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Sunday, March 9 2014

The Drowning Pool: When Great Writers Are Drunks

Berryman, Carver, Cheever, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Williams; none could tend the flame of their talent with anything but liquor and devastation.


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Thursday, February 6 2014

Cracking Up: Why Writing and Drinking May Not Be Such a Great Combination, After All

The Trip to Echo Spring contemplates the vexed relationship between six great American writers and the alcoholism that undermined their lives.


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