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How to buy a drink in Prohibition America: ‘Babbitt’ by Sinclair Lewis (1922)

Reading ‘Miss Lonelyhearts’ really got me thinking about prohibition in novels.  It’s funny, because it’s one of those historical events that I have trouble believing ever happened so I keep missing it in fiction, unless banged over the head with … Continue reading

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