Amy Stewart - The Drunken Botanist

Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 5:30pm
Cocktail Party Reception

Sake began with a grain of rice, scotch from barley, rum from sugarcane. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist ($19.95), Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have transformed into alcohol over the years.
 
Amy Stewart is the award-winning author of six books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including three New York Times bestsellers, Wicked Bugs, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential.  
 
Amy has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, is the co-founder of the popular blog GardenRant, and is a contributing editor at Fine Gardening magazine. 
Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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$19.95
ISBN: 9781616200466
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - March 19th, 2013

Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In "The Drunken Botanist," Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.