Archive for April, 2008

Best on Booze, Birds, and Fast Cars

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

“I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.”

— George Best

Abrahams on Book Tours

Monday, April 21st, 2008

“The best advice on touring I ever got came from the publisher of my children’s mystery books . . . Very simple advice. She said, ‘Use the minibar.'”

— Peter Abrahams

Hughes on One Kind of Drunk

Friday, April 4th, 2008

“He was the kind of drunk whose wits accumulate as the spirit level rises.”

— Declan Hughes, The Price of Blood

Hughes on All the Drinks

Friday, April 4th, 2008

“We had all the drinks. Dublin town ran out of drinks. And you said you had the last of the drinks back here.”

— Dave Donnelly in Declan Hughes’s The Price of Blood

Hughes on Creation

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

“I don’t know about Tommy’s, but mine tasted like the first pint God made.”

— Declan Hughes, The Price of Blood