Category: Book Reviews

Sipp’n Corn Book Review – Lawyerly Libations

I found a new book to add your personal collection or holiday gift list—Lawyerly Libations, Concoctions for the Counselor, Apéritifs for the Attorney, Elixirs for the Esquire, and Additional Alcoholic Anecdotes: A Cocktail Compilation for the Burgeoning Barrister’s Bar, by Michael J. McCormick. While… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Book Review – Lawyerly Libations”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

One of this past fall’s newest bourbons was 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  15 Stars is a merchant bottler with the good fortune of being able to source from Kentucky—which of course is getting easier, but not yet for the age obtained by… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Beanie Babies or Bourbon?

In Bourbon Whiskey: Useful Alternative Investment or just the next Beanie Baby? (2020), authors Carson Hartig, Conor Lennon, and Keith Teltser studied nearly a decade of bourbon secondary market sales data and considered whether bourbon ought to be considered a “collectible,” like fine art,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Beanie Babies or Bourbon?”

the Perks of being a book lover

Happy Derby Week! I was so pleased to talk with Amy Smalley and Carrie Vittitoe about what led to Bourbon Justice, books that have influenced us, and what we’re reading. The Perks of Being a Book Lover is a radio show about books, people… Continue Reading “the Perks of being a book lover”

Book Review—Tar Heel Lightnin’: How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books is a joint project of the Rutgers School of Law and the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice that features concise reviews of significant books with a connection to the law, and they asked me to review Tar Heel… Continue Reading “Book Review—Tar Heel Lightnin’: How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World”