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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Reactions to Ornamental Posters of the Vienna Secession by Horst-Herbert Kossatz

20-Jan-16

Ornamental Posters Of The Vienna Secession by Horst-Herbert Kossatz My rating: 4 of 5 stars Essential because it’s the only accessible book on the topic of poster art from the Viennese Secession movement. In the plus column there are several color plates (the rest black and white), and the descriptions of each poster are refreshingly […]

Reactions to Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Almagoozium to the Zombie and Beyond by Ted Haigh

20-Jan-16

Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie by Ted Haigh My rating: 5 of 5 stars A brilliant and beautiful book. Many cocktail books try to live at the intersection of recipe/reference, attractive to look at, and readable all the way through – Haigh’s is one of the very few to […]

San Francisco in the evening.

14-Jan-16