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Book review: High Sobriety

BOOK: High Sobriety
AUTHOR: Jill Stark
PUBLISHER: Scribe
RRP: 29.95

 

AT some point we all have to confront this beast, the demon drink.

Jill Stark has investigated Australia's drinking culture as a reporter and now writes her memoir about her year without alcohol.

It is a brutally honest account of her lack of temperance until she encountered Chris Raine and his "Hello Sunday Morning" website.

Her research showed that underage and heavy drinkers are the groups that are most likely to drink excessively when alcohol is cheap.

Alcohol sponsorship in sport is common and she raises the argument should alcohol be treated as tobacco has been?

This is a very entertaining book about facing every day without a hangover and the pressures and traditions that drinkers face today.

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