THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2013). SIGNED first edition - An exhaustive guide to "the herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries." Entertaining and informative at the same time, this also includes dozens of cocktail recipes. SIGNED on the title page and dated in October, 2012 - before publication of the trade edition. Illustrated with small drawings. Recommended reading. 360 pp.