Sure, you may enjoy a good Negroni or a classic Old Fashioned, but if you don’t know how to stir up these concoctions yourself, can you really call yourself a cocktail lover? We’d argue no. After all, being able to mix a few drinks is not only a sign of sophistication, but also the mark of a good host. (On that topic, we’d suggest you create your own signature house cocktail.) If the thought of making anything more complicated than a gin & tonic has you feeling overwhelmed, fear not: There’s a world of marvellous cocktail books out there to help you take your mixology game to the next level. Whether you’re looking to learn the fundamentals or add some new drink recipes to your repertoire, these 10 books will have you shaking and stirring in no time at all.