Tag Archives: Social History

The Book of Gin

by Richard Barnett

“Well-balanced and bracingly smooth, Richard Barnett’s The Book of Gin is equal parts rich and intoxicating narrative mixed with an entertaining and wholly accessible era-spanning history of one of the world’s most storied spirits.” —Brad Thomas Parsons, author of Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All…


by Tina Cassidy

“Well-researched and engaging . . . Birth is a clever, almost irreverent look at an enduring everyday miracle. (A-)” —Entertainment Weekly…