Mixed Up

Cocktail Recipes (and Flash Fiction) for the Discerning Drinker (and Reader)

Compiled by Nick Mamatas and Molly Tanzer
LIST PRICE $14.99

About The Book

This flash fiction can be sipped or slammed, just like the booze it represents!

A cocktail is like an excellent story—bitter and sweet and over too quickly, but the memory of it stays with you. From the Pimm’s Cup to Smoking Bishop, the Manhattan to the Moscow Mule, Mixed Up features not only more than two dozen classic recipes and hot tips on ingredients and preparations, but new cocktail-themed short stories from some of today’s most popular and acclaimed writers.

Contributors include:

•Maurice Broaddus
•Nick Mamatas
•Selena Chambers
•Jim Nisbet
•Jarret Kobek
•Benjamin Percy
•Libby Cudmore
•Dominica Phetteplace
•Gina Marie Guadignino
•Tim Pratt
•Elizabeth Hand
•Robert Swartwood
•Cara Hoffman
•Jeff VanderMeer
•Carrie Laben
•Will Viharo
•Carmen Machado

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (October 3, 2017)
  • Length: 184 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510718036

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Raves and Reviews

"Seriously, why hasn't anyone thought of this before? Mixed Up pleases the palate and the soul with its sharp pairing of cocktail-inspired short fiction and delightfully rendered recipes and drink-origins. With the help of this book, you too can be the life of the party, for once. Get loaded with Mixed Up." —Paul Tremblay, Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Disappearance at Devil's Rock

"Full of tales that really get why so many of us love cocktail culture: the camaraderie and tenuous connections that a truly well-made cocktail can engender . . . Go on. Give it a stir." —the Gourmez

"[Mixed Up] would be a good addition to your bar, and you can read some fiction during your mixology downtimes." —Fantasy Literature

"Seriously, why hasn't anyone thought of this before? Mixed Up pleases the palate and the soul with its sharp pairing of cocktail-inspired short fiction and delightfully rendered recipes and drink-origins. With the help of this book, you too can be the life of the party, for once. Get loaded with Mixed Up." —Paul Tremblay, Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Disappearance at Devil's Rock

"Full of tales that really get why so many of us love cocktail culture: the camaraderie and tenuous connections that a truly well-made cocktail can engender . . . Go on. Give it a stir." —the Gourmez

"[Mixed Up] would be a good addition to your bar, and you can read some fiction during your mixology downtimes." —Fantasy Literature

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