Front cover: Blind Drunk

A sober look at our boozy culture

Author: Veronica Woodruff

The evidence is clear—alcohol is bad for you. But is this alone enough to end our complex love affair with booze? And should it be?

Society’s dependence on alcohol goes far beyond the physical. As a child, author Veronica Woodruff watched as alchohol took her family from wealth to homelessness. As an adult, she discovered that individuals who opt out—with or without “a drinking problem”—must reinvent themselves in multiple contexts. Ranging from business to academia to sport, each chapter merges memoir with a cultural review informed by research. A compelling story of one family’s drinking culture set against the backdrop of society’s evolving expectations and a new quest for a healthy relationship with alcohol.

  • Non-Fiction, 256pp TBC
  • ISBN 978-1-990160-46-2 (paperback)
  • ISBN 978-1-990160-47-9 (e-book)
  • 5.5″ x 8.5″
  • To be published January 2025
  • Paperback: CA $24.95  / US $21.95
  • Ebook: CA $15.95 / US $13.95