THE GOOD LIFE -- What’s a holiday party without cocktails, so why not liven things up with some James Bond inspired cocktails as featured in the book Shaken: Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming. Both Bond and Fleming were partial to a stiff drink. In both fiction and real life, cocktails were an important and well-chosen accompaniment to adventure and daring and often relaxing. Readers can explore James Bond creator Ian Fleming’s writing on the pleasures of drinking and mix themselves fifty delicious cocktails from recipes inspired by his books and developed by award-winning London bar, Swift. The recipes in Shaken are divided into five categories: Straight Up; On the Rocks; Tall; Fizzy; and Exotic. Each recipe is illustrated by a stunning full-color photo of the drink and wonderful extracts from Fleming’s writing – taken from the passage where the drink was featured or a place, character, or plot that inspired it.