Last Call

Last Call by Daniel Okrent--The history book Club selection for our March 25th meeting is a captivating look at Prohibition, including the circumstances that led to the constitutional amendment, what happened during the period it was the law of the land and the long term implications for the USA even after repeal. Okrent is a great, witty writer who brings the historical figures vividly to life. It’s a fascinating look at a footnote in our history that still impacts us today. Americans were awash in the drink from the start and they proved remarkably adept at the end running the dry legislation. (Non-Fiction)