Books by Iain Gately

DRINK by Iain Gately
Released: July 3, 2008

"A heady cocktail."
The history of the Western world as seen through the prism of booze, glorious booze. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A smart, engaging history of the uses of, attitudes toward, and wars over the world's most mysterious plant. (Illustrations throughout)"
From ancient, South American, meter-long cigars (and you thought Cheech and Chong rolled big) to modern Chinese teenagers lighting up because it "looks cool," a fast-paced, comprehensive look at tobacco and its consumers. Read full book review >