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Absinthe and bohemian modernism

Edward Rothstein offers an illustrated essay, "Absinthe Returns in a Glass Half Full of Mystique and Misery," New York Times, 12 November 2007. Absinthe is now legal again in the USA and Western Europe. For more, see here. Rothstein suggests for further reading:

Jad Adams, Hideous Absinthe: A History of the Devil in a Bottle
Barnaby Conrad III, Absinthe: History in a Bottle
Phil Baker, Book of Absinthe: A Cultural History
and two websites, feeverte.net and oxygenee.com

Posted by David Fahey on November 12, 2007 at 01:46 PM in Absinthe | Permalink