Torn from the pages of Publishers Marketplace, here are some book deals from the past few months that caught our eye.
June 20, 2014 – THE NOMAD COOKBOOK by Daniel Humm, Will Guidara and Leo Robitschek
From New York restaurants Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad, chef Daniel Humm, restaurateur Will Guidara, and bar director Leo Robitschek’s THE NOMAD COOKBOOK, a two-in-one cookbook featuring sweet and savory recipes as well as cocktails from The NoMad restaurant and the James Beard Award-winning NoMad Bar, with photography by Francesco Tonelli, to Aaron Wehner and Julie Bennett at Ten Speed Press, to be published in 2015, by David Black at the David Black Literary Agency.
June 17, 2014 – A VISUAL GUIDE TO DRINK by Patrick Mulligan and Ben Gibson
Former Gotham editor Patrick Mulligan and former Penguin designer Ben Gibson’s A VISUAL GUIDE TO DRINK from their design startup Pop Chart Lab, an infographic collection of charts, graphs, maps, and designed data on beer, wine, and spirits, to Lauren Marino at Gotham.
June 11, 2014 – VERMOUTH by Adam Ford
Founder of Atsby New York Vermouth Adam Ford’s VERMOUTH: The Revival of the Spirit that Created America’s Cocktail Culture, the first-ever look into the history and recent revival of this aromatized, fortified wine, including photos and cocktail recipes, to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press, by Jessica Regel at Foundry Literary + Media (NA).
May 22, 2014 – THE ULTIMATE BEER LOVER’S HAPPY HOUR by John Schlimm
The Beer Lover’s Cookbook author John Schlimm’s THE ULTIMATE BEER LOVER’S HAPPY HOUR, a party-in-a-book featuring 325 bar snacks and beer cocktails for the home cook with 1,000 craft/seasonal beer pairing suggestions from a member of one of the oldest brewing families in the U.S, to Stephanie Bowen at Sourcebooks, for publication in August 2014, by Steve Troha at Folio Literary Management (NA).
May 13, 2014 – I’LL DRINK TO THAT by Diane McMartin
Diane McMartin’s I’LL DRINK TO THAT: From Toasting Your Success to Drowning Your Sorrows, 200 Wine & Beer Pairings for Every Occasion, based on the author’s column on TheHairpin.com, to Samantha O’Brien to Workman, by Kate McKean at the Howard Morhaim Literary Agency.
April 24, 2014 – SHAKE and INFUSE by Eric Prum and Josh Williams
Product innovators and creators of the Mason Shaker, Eric Prum and Josh Williams’s self-published SHAKE: A New Perspective on Cocktails, and INFUSE: Water, Spirit Oil, both targeted for a 20-something crowd that wants its cocktails to be simple, social and artisanal but still fun and easy to create at home, to Pam Krauss and Doris Cooper at Clarkson Potter, in a major deal, in a pre-empt, by Laura Nolan at Paradigm (World).