Researching drinking and writing (tragically, I am allergic to alcohol and thus hugely envious) I came across this list of the top ten drunk American authors. No real surprises here. Authors have always enjoyed a cold drink on a hot day as much as the next person.
The debate among their ardent and loyal fans that followed is a pretty entertaining bar room brawl …..
Top 10 Drunk American Writers
#10 – RAYMOND CHANDLER [1888-1959]
“Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl’s clothes off.”
#09 – FREDERICK EXLEY [1929-92]
“After a month’s sobriety my faculties became unbearably acute and I found myself unhealthily clairvoyant, having insights…
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