In Praise of Hangovers (Kindle Single)

In Praise of Hangovers Kindle Single Everyone hates them and yet just about everyone has them at least sometimes In the United States million employees have reported going to work with a hangover within the previous months Alth

  • Title: In Praise of Hangovers (Kindle Single)
  • Author: Evan Rail
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Everyone hates them and yet just about everyone has them, at least sometimes In the United States, 11.6 million employees have reported going to work with a hangover within the previous 12 months Although the first use of the word hangover in terms of alcohol only dates to the year 1904, literature is rife with references to what happens after too much booze, from tEveryone hates them and yet just about everyone has them, at least sometimes In the United States, 11.6 million employees have reported going to work with a hangover within the previous 12 months Although the first use of the word hangover in terms of alcohol only dates to the year 1904, literature is rife with references to what happens after too much booze, from the Book of Isaiah to the poems of James Wright But for something so ubiquitous and commonplace, so constant and familiar, our miserable mornings after remain relatively unknown, chronically under researched and almost universally despised In this 30 page personal essay a spirituous blend of philosophy, theology, history and biochemistry Evan Rail sings the praises of the bad morning, arguing that a well made katzenjammer can change our world and ourselves for the better, allowing us to find at least some good in feeling very bad.Drink tons of water, lie down in a quiet place and explore the meaning of misery with this intoxicating follow up to the best selling Kindle Single Why Beer Matters.

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    About “Evan Rail

    • Evan Rail

      I m a travel writer, most often for the New York Times, and I write articles about beer and other drinks for a number of publications I m working primarily on nonfiction at the moment.For updates about new releases and free ebooks, please sign up for my mailing list eepurl J5rRvThanks

    461 thoughts on “In Praise of Hangovers (Kindle Single)

    • This was a fun little essay that I luckily cannot identify with. It is not that I don't drink. I very much do (sometimes alarming levels) but I never get the traditional hangover. No headaches, nausea or vomiting, no bedspins or crankiness. This has been a curse and a talent since I began drinking. Rail's thoughts on the experience were interesting and I gained more empathy for those who feel liquor's after effects. I love the notion that it simplifies one's life because while hungover you are t [...]


    • I was expecting The Economist level of writing and instead got FHM. It is poorly written and not well researched. It is not bad, it's just not for me. I liked the last part, but it felt more like an introduction.



    • This Kindle Single was a good short read. He has quite the philosophic position on the humble hangover. Entertaining.



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