“Bourbon Does For Me What A Piece Of Cake Did For Proust”

December 17, 2008

While I’m thinking about it, I need to remind everyone to go read Walker Percy’s essay, “Bourbon” if they haven’t already.  There is more truth than not when he writes, “the use of Bourbon to such an end is a kind of aestheticized religious mode of existence.”

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2 Responses to ““Bourbon Does For Me What A Piece Of Cake Did For Proust””

  1. Will Says:

    Oh, wow – that’s a great read. Where’d you dig that up?

  2. JL Wall Says:

    I saw it quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about a year ago, remebered it suddenly, and wanted to read it. Google’s a wonderful thing.


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