Regardless of whether you are a skilled mixologist or a rookie, there will be something for you in The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails ($13). This book is crammed with tantalizing refreshments and has over 1000 recipes for drinks. There are drinks that use traditional liquors, beer, wine, sake and quite a few options for those who fancy something non-alcoholic. There is also a load of great recommendations for stocking a bar, garnishing drinks and, often the most important bit, useful hangover remedies for when you have gone to town on the recipes.
This fascinating book, Difficult Men ($20) gives us a revealing and riveting look at those shows that helped cable TV to emerge as one of the 21st century’s signature art forms. During the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, the TV landscape underwent a transformation that was totally unprecedented. While the major networks continued chasing the […]