What better way to kick off summer than to talk drinking and history with UPP author Stephanie Schorow? This month, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to hear her discuss her latest book, Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits, at the following upcoming events:
Thursday, June 13: Head to the South End Historical Society Annual Meeting at 532 Massachusetts Avenue, and you’ll find Stephanie giving her audience the lowdown on revolutionary taverns, Prohibition-era speakeasies, and the neon nightclub age in the great city of Boston. Sign-up for this event, which begins at 6 p.m., is required: call 617-536-4445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Saturday, June 15: The Winslow House’s author events series will host Stephanie at 7:00 p.m. You’ll need to reserve a spot for this one.
Tuesday, June 25: Stephanie also will speak at a Historic New England and Boston Preservation Alliance Young Members event at the Otis House from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Take note: this Drinking Boston gathering is exclusive to members of these groups, which you can learn more about or join by clicking here or here.
Thursday, June 27: The Falmouth Historical Society will host Stephanie (and you!) from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Check back here for more information.
Stephanie is the author or co-author of several other books about Boston’s history, including The Cocoanut Grove Fire, The Crime of the Century: How the Brinks Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston, and The Boston Mob Guide (with Beverly Ford). A seasoned reporter, Stephanie has worked for the Boston Herald, the Associated Press, and newspapers in Connecticut, Idaho, Utah, and Missouri.
Don’t forget to bring your copies of Drinking Boston to these events: Stephanie will be happy to sign them! Don’t have one yet? No worries; the book will be on sale at each lecture. Cheers!