The Great Illusion: An Informal History of Prohibition

Author: Herbert Asbury | Publisher: Dover Publications The Great Illusion is a fast paced, detailed and interesting look at why prohibition came about, and why, ultimately, it failed as an experiment. If you enjoy history, or are interested in the period, this is a must read. Asbury has a compelling tone and the book is…

Upcoming…

I took a little break from blogging for a week, due to moving house and the intense and ridiculous heat in London. Ok, I know that everyone in America, India, Australia, pretty much every other country in the world, is laughing at the idea of England being “hot”. But it was. And I don’t deal…

WWW Wednesdays

I’ve been watching some of my favourite book bloggers do this meme every week, and I love reading their lists. So I thought I’d give it a go! Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme is hosted by Taking on a World of Words. And it goes like this: You answer the “Three Ws”, and then…