Writers Steven Heller, Brian Frazer, Ben Greenman, and many more
review literary experiences at Field-Tested Books.
"The popular conception of the saloon as a 'place where men and women revel in drunkenness and shame,' or 'where the sotted beasts gather nightly at the bar,' is due to exaggerated pictures, drawn by temperance lecturers and evangelists, intended to excite the imagination with a view to arousing public sentiment." Quittin' Time: A Visit to Chicago's Saloons. -jc.03.28.14 #
A post from the daily flow of linkage called Fresh Signals, at Coudal.com.