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Tequila Mockingbird : Cocktails with a Literary Twist - Tim Federle

Tequila Mockingbird

Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Hardcover Published: 23rd April 2013
ISBN: 9780762448654
Number Of Pages: 160

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Please note the pages on this book have been produced with bevelled or rough edge to create an old style look. The publisher has deliberately chosen to produce the book this way.

Product Description

65 excellent cocktail recipes for the lovers of wit and classic novels.

About the Author

Tim Federle is a Broadway actor, word nerd, cocktail enthusiast, author of the YA comic novel, Better Nate Than Ever, and former lifestyle columnist for Apartment Therapy. He lives (and drinks) in New York City.

Industry Reviews

"[E]ssential cocktail book to add to your collection." --L.A. Times Daily Dish "It's a mixologist's dream of literature-inspired drinks (and bar snacks) ...Handsomely illustrated, full of literary trivia, summaries and snappy patter." --Mystery Scene Magazine "Entertaining and beautifully designed ... it's a joy." --London Evening Standard "[S]ummaries of classic novels and their corresponding recipes are garnished with groan-worthy puns and sepia-toned illustrations. I toast to that!" --Palm Beach Post "It makes a fantastic gift, but you'll also want to pick up a copy for yourself." --DrinkSpirits.com "Another for the ever-swelling why-didn't-I-think-of-this file." --Houston Chronicle Bookish blog "Pun-tastic cocktail delights ... peruse it to find your book club's next read (and cocktail)." --Epicurious.com A small book, perfectly gift-sized, and a fun read. Bonus? A lot of the cocktails are built in a Collins glass so are truly a pour away from drinkable. And if you skipped any of the classics mentioned in this book, Federle's descriptions might just pique your curiosity enough to pick 'em up." --Sipsandshots.com Praise for Tim Federle's Better Nate Than Ever "Hilarious and heartwarming ... this book soars." --Publishers Weekly starred review) "Critics are raving about Nate." --CNN "[A]n inspired and inspiring journey." --New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) "Judy Blume as seen through a Stephen Sondheim lens." --Huffington Post Recommended by the ALA/Association for Library Service to Children (Summer Reading) A Junior Library Guild selection "[A] twinkling adventure tale for the musical theater set." --New York Times (front-page Arts feature) "An instant young adult classic." --The Advocate "[A] charming debut by a rising theater star." --Entertainment Weekly "Grade: A" --Cleveland Plain Dealer

You don't have to like tequila to enjoy this book.


Very funny, informative and well written. Great cocktail book. Make a great gift.



A Great Gift


I bought this as a gift for a friend (as I had already received this book as a present), and she was as thrilled as I was. It brings a sense of fun and humour to a cocktail recipe book. With the cocktail names referencing books and movies it was also a funny reference book.



Tequila Mockingbird

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Introduction: An English major walks into a bar . . .
Making a Drink
Decorating a Drink
Other Flavorings
Drinks For Dames
Are You There God? It's Me, Margarita
Bloody Carrie
Brave New Swirled
Bridget Jones's Daiquiri
A Cocktail of Two Cities
The Cooler Purple
Ethan Pom
Frangelico and Zooey
Gin Eyre
Howards Blend
The Joy of Sex on the Beach
Love in the Time of KahlĂșa
A Midsummer Night's Beam
One Flew Over the Cosmo's Nest
Paradise Sauced
The Postman Always Brings Ice
Remembrance of Things Pabst
Romeo and Julep
A Rum of One's Own
Rye and Prejudice
The S(ide)carlet Letter
Tequila Mockingbird
Turn of the Screwdriver
Unbearable Lightness of Peeing
The Yellow Wallbanger
Gulps For Guys
Absinthe Shrugged
A Confederacy of Ounces
The Count of Monte Cristal
Crime and Punish-mint
Decline and Fall Down
A Farewell to Amaretto
Gulp-iver's Travels
Heart of Dark Mist
Huckleberry Sin
Infinite Zest
The Last of the Mojitos
The Lime of the Ancient Mariner
Lord of the Mai-Tais
Lord Pimm
Malted Falcon
The Moonshine and Sixpence
The Old Man and the Seagram's
One Hundred Beers of Solitude
Orange Julius Caesar
Silas Marnier
The Sound and the Slurry
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Breeze
Vermouth the Bell Tolls
Bevvies For Book Club
Fahrenheit 151
Gone with the Wine
The Adventures of Sherbet Holmes
The Joy Luck Club Soda
The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
The Portrait of a Pink Lady
The Rye in the Catcher
Refreshments For Recovering Readers
Cherry Poppins
Charlie and the Chocolate Fake-tini
Pat the Tummy
Pear the Wild Things Are
The Phantom Tolljuice
Rip Van Drinkle
White Tang
The Wonderful Blizzard of Oz
Bar Bites For Book Hounds
Alice's Adventures in Wonder Bread
Berry Potter
The Deviled Egg Wears Prada
Fear of Frying
I Know This Munch is True
Olives 'n' Twist
Pizza and Wendy
Prawn Quixote
Games For Geeks
Drinking All By Your Lonesome
Drinking with Friends
Formulas for Metric Conversion
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ISBN: 9780762448654
ISBN-10: 0762448652
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 23rd April 2013
Publisher: Running Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 12.7  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1