The World Atlas of Whisky
By Dave Broom
The best whisky book ever - a must-read for drinkers! - ForbesThe perfect go-to reference guide for the whisky lover's bookshelf. - Whisky MagazineThis new, fully updated, and interactive edition of The World Atlas of Whisky provides an in-depth, comprehensive journey through the history, process, distilleries, and expressions of world whiskies.Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom explores over 200 distilleries and examines over 750 expressions. Detailed descriptions of the Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage. There are interactive tasting notes on single malts from Aberfeldy to Yoichi (and coverage of the best of the blends). Six specially created 'Flavor Camps' plot whiskies by style on an interactive Flavor Map and allow readers to identify new whiskies from around the world to try.This extensively updated and extended edition features new material on burgeoning areas, including detailed coverage of many recently opened US craft distilleries and new distilleries in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.With over 200 beautiful color photographs, 28 color maps locating distilleries and whisky-related sites, and 680 interactive tasting notes, this is a stylish celebration of the heritage, romance, craftsmanship, and versatility of whisky.*This title has received a QED seal for quality in eBook design. It can be read easily on screens both large and small.*
This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History
By Chuck D
**FREE SAMPLER**In the more than 40 years since the days of DJ Kool Herc and "Rapper's Delight," hip-hop and rap have become a billion-pound worldwide cultural phenomenon that reaches well beyond music, into fashion, movies, art and politics. Yet there is no definitive history of the genre - until now.Get a first look at this massive and comprehensive compendium before it officially publishes in October. Including details of the most iconic moments and influential songs in the genre's recorded history, from Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rappin'" to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill to Kendrick Lamar's verse on "Control," the book will also include key events in hip-hop history, from Grandmaster Flash's first scratch through to Tupac's holographic appearance at Coachella.Throughout the book, Chuck offers an insider's perspective on the chart toppers, artists and key moments. Illustrating the pages are more than 150 portraits from mADurgency, an artist collective specialising in art and design for the hip-hop community.