This year, April 7 is National Beer Day. Here at Bookish, we plan to celebrate by pairing books with some of our favorite brews. Whether you like fiction or nonfiction, IPAs or stouts, there’s a beer and book pairing here for every thirsty reader over 21. Grab some snacks, cozy up, and pour yourself a cold one.
Beer: Kolsch from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Why they’re perfect together: In these essays, Alexander Chee probes fascinating questions surrounding identity. This beer also has a complex identity: It has some traits of an ale and other traits associated with a lager, and navigates the intersection beautifully.