ATG Quirkies: Books & Beer: Reading In Pubs

by | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 comments

The George Inn is believed to have been frequented by both Shakespeare and Dickens Southwark © National Trust Images/Michael Caldwell

In this fun post, Kieran Devlin answers a key cultural question for his fellow Brits: Why is reading in the pub so enjoyable? 

 

And not only is it enjoyable. Mr.Devlin claims that “the humble boozer has long had an important place in literature from literary pub crawls to famous fictitious water holes.” And then he goes on to talk about a few of them.

 

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

 

 

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