“Make Mine a Double”: Gina Barreca’s Look at Women and Alcohol



Women and wine — or whatever their drink of choice — just doesn’t have the same sort of image as the man and his martini. As humorist Gina Barreca asks, why does a man with a drink think he looks like Sean Connery from Dr. No, whereas a woman with a drink fears she looks like Elizabeth Taylor from Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll hear from Gina about a collection of 28 essays by an array of literary luminaries that she has compiled and edited in a book about women and drink.


  • Gina Barreca (woman’s author, humorist and speaker)

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  • Gina

    thanks for a fabulous interview–as always! I’m a huge fan…and admirer.