In Distillery Events

Here is the running list of books we’ve read/plan to read in our Boozy Book Club:


January: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
February: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
March: The Great Gatsby graphic novel (version & author TBD)
April: Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolfe


January: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
February: Black Bottom Saints by Alice Randall
March: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
April: Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
May: The Spare Man by Mary Robinette Kowal
June: The Guncle by Stephen Rowley
July:  Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
August: We Are the Light by Matthew Quick
September:  The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
October: I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai
November: Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain
December: Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris


January/February: break (no book/get together)
March: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
April: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
May: The Slough House by Mick Herron
July: The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl
August: The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
September: Doctors and Distillers: The Remarkable Medicinal History of Beer, Wine, Spirits and Cocktails by Camper English
October: Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby
November: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
December: Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern


January: Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life by Lulu Miller
February: Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
March: Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
April: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
May: Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
June: The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
July: Everyday Drinking by Kingsley Amis
August: Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck
September: break (no book/get together)
October: Uncle Fred in the Springtime by PG Wodehouse
November: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
December: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

January: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
February: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
March & April: Postponed due to coronavirus (no book/get together)
May (virtual): The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott
June (virtual): The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
July (virtual): Becoming by Michelle Obama
August (virtual): John Barleycorn by Jack London
October (virtual): Deacon King Kong by James McBride
November (virtual): Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
December (virtual): Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie

January: How’s Your Drink? by Eric Felten
February: Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
March: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
April: A Sidecar Named Desire by Greg Clarke
May: The Cocktail Party by T. S. Eliot
June: summer break (no book/get together)
July: Educated by Tara Westover
August: Cathedral by Raymond Carver (short story collection)
September: What Lips My Lips Have Kissed: The Loves and Love Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Daniel Mark Epstein
October: Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
November: The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
December: Short Story Collection: A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, & The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote

January: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
February: Last Call at the Nighshade Lounge by Paul Krueger
March: Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis
April: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
May: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
June: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
July: Tangerine by Christine Mangan
To Have & Have Another by Philip Greene
September: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
October: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
November: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
December: Christmas Confessions and Cocktails: A Humorous Holiday Memoir by Vicki Lesage

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
May: The Razor’s Edge by Somerset Maugham
June: The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart
July: The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
August: summer break (no book/no get together)
September: The Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
October: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
November: Whiskey Women by Fred Minnick
December: The Bahama Queen: The Autobiography of Gertrude “Cleo” Lythgoe