Books by Brainery teachers and friends make great holiday gifts! Here are some new ones and some old favorites, from cooking and food history to flowers and fact-checking.
Eight Flavors by Sarah Lohman
The Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Diana Kuan
The Flower Chef: A Modern Guide to Do-It-Yourself Floral Arrangements by Carly Cylinder
This guide to floral design will tell you everything you need to know about flower arranging, with gorgeous images throughout.
Gowanus: Brooklyn's Curious Canal by Joseph Alexiou
Discover the forgotten origins of this infamous New York waterway and learn about how the Gowanus has affected the culture of Brooklyn.
Infested by Brooke Borel
Science writer Brooke Borel combines storytelling and scientific expertise to reveal the history of the dreaded yet fascinating bed bug.
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking by Brooke Borel
This readable yet thorough guide is the perfect gift for the journalist, editor, or news junkie in your life.
Wine Hack by Jeffrey Schiller
This book will teach you to talk about wine in a way that (finally!) makes sense. Your wine-loving friends will thank you!