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Drink Up! March 8, 2013 – Posted in: Uncategorized

The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930… I think they’re getting thirsty in California. In the last week The LA Times food blog Daily Dish had a post on 4 essential beer books and the latest Cook the Books column  from Moe’s Books in Berkeley offers up books for…

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‘The Masses’ now available for the masses December 20, 2012 – Posted in: Uncategorized

Thanks to the fruits of a $270,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) the first volume, 12 issues, of the seminal monthly magazine The Masses is now available in its entirety for your digital perusal at the Modernist Journals Project (MJP) Founded in 1911 The Masses was an illustrated socialist monthly that would soon become the premier journal of Greenwich Village and the burgeoning bohemian art community in New York City. Contributors included Carl Sandburg, Amy…

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