Chappy Hour: A Flying Monkey + Monkey Ranch

August 13, 2014

Julie Bruck’s Governor General Award-winning Monkey Ranch is a rich, layered collection of poems that “sing and roil with everything complicated and joyous we human monkeys are” (C. Eady).

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Chappy Hour is a monthly column, authored by Sales Manager Tan Light, that pairs an excerpt from an LPG member title with a cocktail recipe. Kick back, sip a literary-inspired tipple, and read something great!

 

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Julie Bruck’s Governor General Award-winning Monkey Ranch is a rich, layered collection of poems that “sing and roil with everything complicated and joyous we human monkeys are” (C. Eady). Taking nearly 13 years to come together, these poems dip into the details of family and domestic life with all the charm and whit the cover implies.

Prepare yourself a deliciously layered Flying Monkey and settle in for a delightful read.

 

 

 

What You’ll Need:

•    1/3 ounces coffee liqueur
•    1/3 ounces banana liqueur
•    1/3 ounces Irish cream

How To Make It:

Layer each ingredient starting with kahlua, then bailey's and finish with the banana liqueur.
If you have difficulty layering the shot, use a tea spoon held upside down and poor over slowly.


What to Read:

Click the drink above to read Section IV from Monkey Ranch.

 


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