Oren says that the ABA is committed to creating better lines of communication between independent booksellers and independent publishers. This has been an ongoing problem. Nice to see this openness from the leading bookseller association.
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Publishing: A whole new chapter?. Sourcebooks innovative program discussed in the Chicago Tribune.
This is a fantastic gift idea for history buffs and one of our favorite large format titles of the season.
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Martinis should always be stirred, not shaken, so that the molecules lie sensously on top of one another.
Apple-picking season is here . . . and the temptation to post an apple pie recipe was strong but I resisted! Try this chic variation on the classic martini from our Little Black Book of Cocktails . . . and chill!
Makes 1 serving
• 1-1/2 oz. vodka (regular or apple flavored)
• 1/2 oz. apple liqueur
• Splash of lemon juice
• 1 martini glass
* All ingredients should be cold — bitterly cold. If at all convenient, store both the alcohol and glasses in the freezer.
1. Stir with cracked ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
2. Garnish with an apple slice or apple candy.