Why were so many authors of the greatest works of literature consumed by alcoholism? In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing takes a journey across America, examining the links between creativity and drink in the overlapping work and lives of six extraordinary men: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Berryman, John Cheever and Raymond Carver. From Hemingway's Key West to Williams's New Orleans, Laing pieces together a topographical map of alcoholism, and strips away the tangle of mythology to ...

The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking 2017, Canongate Canons, Edinburgh

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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking 2014, Picador USA, New York

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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking 2014, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking 2013, Picador USA, New York

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