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Famous literary drunks and addicts

Famous literary drunks and addicts

Life magazine has a terrific photographic portfolio up on its site of famous drunks and substance abusers - with quotes - including Dorothy Parker: "One more drink and I'll be under the host",  Jack Kerouac: "I'm a Catholic and and I can't commit suicide, but I plan to drink myself to death" and Charles Baudelaire: "Always be drunk... get drunk militantly"  and other literary types knocking back the booze including Ernest Hemingway, Dylan Thomas and Tennessee Williams. Link here.
Life magazine has a terrific photographic portfolio up on its site of famous drunks and substance abusers - with quotes - including Dorothy Parker: "One more drink and I'll be under the host",  Jack Kerouac: "I'm a Catholic and and I can't commit suicide, but I plan to drink myself to death" and Charles Baudelaire: "Always be drunk... get drunk militantly"  and other literary types knocking back the booze including Ernest Hemingway, Dylan Thomas and Tennessee Williams. Link here.

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