For centuries now, men have chosen to shun the razor in favor of growing, and styling, their facial growth. Whether this was for vanity, culture or religious regions, most of us don’t even give a guy with a beard a second thought. The Bearded Gentleman ($10) is a lighthearted yet authoritative guide offering detailed info on some 50 different specific styles of facial hair, who knew there were so many? It tells us where they came from, ho to grow them and also how to maintain them. All the old favorites are here, and well as the newcomers, and anyone who treats ‘shave’ as a dirty word will love this book.
This New York Times Bestseller, The Drunken Botanist ($16) looks at how great drinks have the humblest of beginnings. Think about it, a grain of rice becomes Sake, barley is transformed into Scotch, agave gives us Tequila, rum started life as sugarcane and bourbon comes from corn. In The Drunken Botanist, author Amy Stewart explores ...[Read More]