Friday, January 11, 2008

Top 10 Drunk American Writers

I'm looking for the women..
RAYMOND CHANDLER [1888-1959] Image
FREDERICK EXLEY [1929-92] Image

"After a month's sobriety my faculties became unbearably acute and I found myself unhealthily clairvoyant, having insights into places I'd as soon not journey to. Unlike some men, I had never drunk for boldness or charm or wit; I had used alcohol for precisely what it was, a depressant to check the mental exhilaration produced by extended sobriety."

HARRY CREWS [1935- ] Image
CHARLES BUKOWSKI [1920-94] Image
JACK KEROUAC [1922-69] Image

"As I grew older I became a drunk. Why? Because I like ecstasy of the mind."

JACK LONDON [1876-1916] Image
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD [1896-1940] Image

"First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you."

EDGAR ALLAN POE [1809-49] Image
WILLIAM FAULKNER [1897-1962] Image
ERNEST HEMINGWAY [1899-1961] Image

"An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools."

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