The New York Times Essential Book of Cocktails

martini glass book cover

Steve Reddicliffe (BSJ75)

Steve Reddicliffe of Glen Arbor, Mich., is the editor of the new edition of The New York Times Essential Book of Cocktails, with recipes and stories from more than 100 years of the paper’s drinks coverage. The more than 400 recipes include Martinis and Manhattans; Bloody Marys and Bellinis; and nightcaps, Negronis and non-alcoholic cocktails, from such writers as Robert Simonson, Rosie Schaap, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Pete Wells, Melissa Clark, Rebekah Peppler and Mark Bittman. Reddicliffe, who wrote The Quiet Drink column for The Times, served as the deputy editor for the paper’s international edition, deputy travel editor, and television editor.