Literature and libations. Paired.
Fun fact: The sazerac was the first ever mixed cocktail. The sazerac was ‘invented’ in New Orleans in the 1800s because a man wanted more than just plain ol’ brandy.
Reading is definitely a solitary activity. However when you have a furry friend who happens to be nestled on your lap during said reading time, it may just make said activity that much…happier. For those of us who don’t have reading buddies of our own, here are some to live vicariously through.
Add some classics to your reading list this week! Why? Because you can get each of them for under $5. You’re welcome.
Get Your Tickets to Our Get Carded Wine and Lit Pairing Event with the Chicago Public Library Foundation Junior Board
Sign up for an Italian wine tasting and literature pairing at Chicago’s Que Syrah Fine Wines boutique wine shop on August 27th! Lit With a Twist is thrilled to work with the Chicago Public Library Foundation’s Junior Board and host this “Get Carded” event.
What would happen if the world were ending?
In Seveneves, a novel by Neal Stephenson, a catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space.
For the mimosa-loving crowd out there, I have some news. You’re missing out. Yes, the typical orange juice mixed with sparkling wine or champagne is delicious and lovely. But a simple swap will blow your taste buds. Up for the challenge? Read on!
The heft of a big, weighty book. The deliciously papery aroma. The promise of more and more knowledge, accumulating with each turn of the page. What more is there in life?