When trying to grasp a complicated topic, excess Jargonese and incomprehensible technical terms do not help matters. This book’s author breaks down big ideas using simple, everyday language. Turning human cells, microwave technology, the physics of helicopters, & the Solar System into simple stuff.
James Peisker and Chris Carter own & operate Nashville’s now-infamous Porter Road Butcher; a landmark in the city’s food scene. Their new book will teach you techniques & trade secrets for grinding, seasoning, stuffing, & smoking your own sausages at home.
Following over 3 years of meticulous research, this new platinum publication from Taschen is the most comprehensive visual history of surfing to date. Celebrating the art & culture of surfing with over 900 photos, this 592-page tome covers over 200 years of surfing around the globe.
Slap the name James Bond / 007 on just about any product & you’ve struck gold but believe it or not, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the British spy franchise. Some Kind of Hero recounts the remarkable Bond story, and all its highs & lows from the early 1960s right up to today. Drawing on hundreds of unpublished interviews with the cast and crew, it reveals a little-known side of the iconic action series.
Captain Kirk and Doctor Spock remained tight bros long after the short 3-year run of the original Star Trek series. In this new memoir by the now 84-year old Shatner, he shares details, stories and personal anecdotes from the pair’s 50-year friendship both on and off the screen.
If you’re more of a visual learner, this guide to beer & booze will be a great educational tool. It’s packed with captivating infographics, maps, graphs, and charts that offer up the history, geography, and culture of the world’s favorite pastime. Pages like: A guide to glassware, cocktails of film & literature, & celebrity spirits, are just a few examples of what’s inside.
One of the world’s foremost collectors of hip-hop memorabilia, DJ Ross One presents his legendary T-shirt collection in this lushly produced and detailed catalog showcasing over 500 of the genre’s best Rap Tees. With designs covering 1980-1999, the book includes everything from the Sugar Hill Gang to Wu-Tang.
Trying to come off like a pro in the kitchen will no longer end in a flour-dusted internet search for solutions. This in-depth book of kitchen hacks—ways to make annoying, time-sucking, or mundane kitchen tasks much faster and easier will keep things cooking. Created by Cooks Illustrated magazine and a who’s who of America’s Test Kitchen chefs, the 368-page book is packed with techniques that will make it easier to get ‘er done in the kitchen.
It’s an incredible story of survival at sea. Sure, you know how it ends already but the story of Salvador Alvarenga’s fateful Mexican fishing trip is nothing short of insane. Instead of a 2 day fishing trip, Salvador got lost & drifted at sea for 14 months, eventually ending up 9000 miles away in the Marshall Islands.
In an age of almost unlimited craft beer options, Beer Bites gets you up to speed on what exactly to eat with all these new/old/gourmet beers. 65 recipes from around the world, featuring everything from apps to snacks to main courses to pair with your favorite brews.