Celebrate the return of everyone's favorite advertising drama by fixing yourself some iconic drinks and dishes from the era. The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook ($12) is packed with over 70 recipes for appetizers, main courses, desserts, and drinks, all accompanied by historical and cultural context that help place the creation in the proper light.
Sure, smoking is bad for you, but what else are you supposed to do with the big bag of green your old college buddy "left" at your house? Well, The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook ($13) can probably give you a few ideas. Combining munchies with the substance from which they're derived, this abnormally fun cookbook highlights stoner foods both sweet and savory, ranging from spring rolls and nachos to cake and brownies, all ready to make your next dinner party the most interesting in a while.
We're not sure whether an Academy Award nomination lowers or heightens your street cred, but in either case, we're pretty sure Banksy doesn't care. Banksy: You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat ($23) is the latest book dedicated to the subversive street artist's work, spanning over 220 pages and featuring images and texts covering the last decade-or-so of work from the mysterious artist, from street art to gallery work.