Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Tequila Mockingbird with this special new, expanded edition! This clever cocktail guide pairs cherished novels with both classic and cutting-edge drink recipes—no B.A. in English required.
It’s been ten years since the world’s bestselling cocktail recipes book, Tequila Mockingbird, captured the attention of bar crowds, literary lovers, English majors, and readers everywhere with its clever commentary on history’s most beloved books. This much anticipated 10th anniversary expanded edition features an updated introduction, refined drink recipes, and more than 70 delicious drinks and bar snacks, of which 15 recipes and 7 illustrations are exclusive to this revised edition.
Don’t worry if you snoozed your way through Comp Lit. Think of this recipe guide as SparkNotes with a liquor license, trading out pop quizzes for popped corks. For all you mixologists and cosmo connoisseurs out there, we’re serving up your favorite recipes with a smart new twist. You’ve gotta have something to talk about behind the bar—why not raise the level of banter by brushing up on your Brontë?
Let’s get a little stupid and look a little smart. Even if you don’t have a B.A. in English, tonight you’re gonna drink like you do. Recipes include:
Big Little Limes
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita
The Other Cognac Girl
Call Me by Your Nectarine
The Hand-Mule's Tale
About the Author
Tim Federle’s hit series of cocktail recipe books, including Tequila Mockingbird, Gone with the Gin, and Are You There, God? It’s Me Margarita, have sold over half a million copies worldwide. Declared "a prolific scribe whose breezy wit isn't bound to a single genre" (Huffington Post), Federle is the creator and showrunner of the GLAAD-winning High School Musical: the Musical: the Series on Disney+; won the Humanitas Prize for co-writing the Oscar-nominated Best Animated Feature Ferdinand; and wrote and directed the Disney+ original film Better Nate Than Ever, based upon his New York Times Notable Book of the same title. He lives and drinks in Los Angeles.
Lauren Mortimer is the illustrator of the bestselling cocktail recipe books Tequila Mockingbird, Gone with the Gin, and Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita. She studied Fashion Communication with Promotion at Central Saint Martins before deciding that she’d make a career being an illustrator. Lauren feels inspired and content when she’s sitting in a park, looking at birds through a pair of binoculars, listening to folk music, or sketching. Her clients include Running Press, Penguin Random House, Nike, the BBC, Nespresso, Le Monde, Vanity Fair, Scholastic, Sony, and more. She lives in London.