Exclusive Interview: A Short History Of Drunkenness Writer Mark Forsyth

Alcohol is such a huge part of our culture that we actually look at someone with suspicion if they say they’ve never had a drink. But tying one on isn’t a new thing, despite what every teenager enduring their first hangover may think. In his new book A Short History Of Drunkenness: How, Why, Where, And When Humankind Has Gotten Merry From The Stone Age To The Present (hardcover, Kindle), writer Mark Forsyth explores how people throughout history have gotten totally wasted, dude.