Think twice before you start making fun of the elder statesman sitting at the end of the bar — odds are he might know something you don't. Old Man Drinks ($10) celebrates the drinks of generations past, offering up descriptions, histories, and recipes for over 60 vintage cocktails, including Sidecars, Rusty Nails, and the aptly-named Old Fashioneds.
No matter what your stance on the divine, if you're reading this site, odds are you like beer, and if you like beer, odds are you'll like this book. Stealing its title from an old Ben Franklin quote, Beer Is Proof God Loves Us ($18) is an interesting journey into the world of beer, including its history, its social influence, its heritage, and its powerful properties that keep hundreds of gallons flowing down the gullets of people worldwide every single day.
For those of us that live, breathe, eat, and wear the Internet, it's hard to believe that it has been ten years since everyone's favorite crowd-sourced tee shop opened its virtual doors. Threadless: Ten Years of T-shirts ($15) showcases 400 of the very best T-shirts the site has offered in its decade of business, offering a unique look at the evolution of popular art of the last ten years, and also chronicles the business itself, from its humble beginnings to million-user glory.