Interview with Olivia Laing, Author of “The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking”

by Leah January 1, 2014

From time to time, we post short interviews with interesting people about their thoughts and feelings on women and drinking. There is such a wide array of perspectives about this topic, and we are excited to gain insight into as many as possible and to share them with you.  Olivia Laing  is a writer and […]

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Interview with Lucy Rocca, co-author of “The Sober Revolution: Women Calling Time on Wine O’Clock”

by Caren December 11, 2013

From time to time, we post short interviews with interesting people about their thoughts and feelings on women and drinking. There is such a wide array of perspectives about this topic, and we are excited to gain insight into as many as possible and to share them with you. Lucy Rocca is the founder of Soberistas.com, […]

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Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk

by Leah November 20, 2013

by Amy Gutman It’s been a month since Slate’s Emily Yoffe sparked an Internet firestorm with her essay “College Women: Stop Getting Drunk,” which urged female students to protect themselves from sexual assault by not getting wasted at parties. That’s an eon in cyber-time, but the furor has yet to die down — a testament […]

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Drinking Diaries is An Audiobook!

by Leah November 8, 2013

We have some great news! Our book, Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up (Seal Press), is now available in audiobook format from Audible. Of course we’re biased, but we think it’d make an excellent holiday gift. Many people prefer listening to books over reading them. This is what one listener had to say about Drinking […]

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DRINK reviewed by The Washington Post

by Caren November 3, 2013

Calling it “a wallop of a book,” DRINK by Ann Dowsett Johnston was recently reviewed in The Washington Post. One particular part of the interview (see below) struck me, as it so related to the skewed cultural attitude about women’s drinking versus men’s–a disturbing element we’ve written about repeatedly since we started the Drinking Diaries […]

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