22 Nov 2013

Olivia Laing on why writers drink

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 22 November 2013

Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature - and all addicted to alcohol. In her new book 'The Trip to Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink', author Olivia Laing looks at the link between writers and the bottle.