Jason Wilson did a terrific write-up of Tales of the Cocktail in the Washington Post.
All in all, this remains the best place to find out about the state of the cocktail in America. And by all accounts, that's a fairly dynamic state.Amen! Tales of the Cocktail is a week's worth of information and a year's worth of homework.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.