I don’t like beer. I find it to increase my bloat and render me burpy – an abhorrence to my esteemed lifestyle. However my editor – God help her – happens to love the stuff. And she’s partnering with our local library foundation to host a beer and book pairing for the local plebeians. Apologies…for the local brethren.
For this month’s Book Club selection, we went with The Heart Goes Last, the bestselling 2015 novel by Margaret Atwood. You will be shocked, disgusted and then will do a double take due to the hilarity of the situation these pathetic characters find themselves in.
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.
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.
There have been some amazing short story collections that have been published this year. And reading them reminds me of short story collections from the past that deserve some re-recognition. So I bring to you the latest Lit with a Twist pairings that do just that! (And you can watch the video here!)
What better way to read the feminist bad ass version of Red Riding Hood than with Scurry beer from Off Color Brewing…served in a champagne flute? The Red Riding Hood in James Finn Garner’s Politically Correct Bedtime Stories may be a bad ass, but she’s still a lady.