Playboy The Book of Cigars

Overview

For some, nothing is as pleasurable as the smell and taste of a great cigar. For them, Playboy The Book of Cigars will be the next best thing to lighting up. Whether you want to learn the finer points of cutters, cutting, or humidors, or want to understand more about how fine tobacco is grown and fine cigars rolled, it’s all here for you. Learn why Cuban cigars are so sought-after, what fine cigars from the Dominican Republic and Honduras have to offer, and whether cigars from ...

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Overview

For some, nothing is as pleasurable as the smell and taste of a great cigar. For them, Playboy The Book of Cigars will be the next best thing to lighting up. Whether you want to learn the finer points of cutters, cutting, or humidors, or want to understand more about how fine tobacco is grown and fine cigars rolled, it’s all here for you. Learn why Cuban cigars are so sought-after, what fine cigars from the Dominican Republic and Honduras have to offer, and whether cigars from Cameroon and the Canary Islands are worth your time.

With a foreword by artist and bon vivant LeRoy Neiman and an afterword by award-winning actor Joe Mantegna, there is more than a touch of the good life here. Sprinkled with photographs from around the world, enlivened by sexy Playboy beauties, and featuring illustrated images of celebrities by Risko, there has never been a cigar book offering more of the good life than Playboy The Book of Cigars. It’s the perfect book to keep next to your humidor.

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Editorial Reviews

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
“A first-rate book...[Sigmond] and I share a passion here. It comes through clearly in his book.”
Lindsey Vuolo
“The book embodies sexy cigars and the Playboy lifestyle. It's the next best thing to a Playmate.”
Bill McCuddy - Forbes.com
“The coolest, most comprehensive, and best-looking book on stogies ever written. Aaron Sigmond is the 'Puff Daddy' of cigars, and this book practically puts you in The Grotto, savoring an elegant Churchill or Robusto. Bravo!”
Peter Weller
“A most elegant book proving indeed that wise men love...and smoke cigars.”
E. Edward Hoyt II
“Aaron Sigmond is as passionate about fine cigars as he is about enjoying all of life's adventures to their fullest—the ideal connoiseeur to finally bring to life Playboy's long overdue modern tome on one of man's last great male bastions. It's everything you ever needed to know about cigars, with a blow-out-the-cobwebs Playboy twist.”
Victoria McKee-Jaworski
“Finally...a sexy, stylish entrée into the lifestyle of handcrafted cigars. An exciting and accurate read as only Aaron Sigmond could deliver.”
Jim Coucci
“Every generation of cigar enthusiast seems to have a book to call its own—Sigmond's Playboy: The Book of Cigars is unequivocally a book for a new generation, as well as a great read for the seasoned cigar lover—an instant classic of the genre.”
Paolo Garzoroli
“My new Bible! I expected nothing less from 'the man' that creates lifestyles!!”
Keith K. Park
“Like the magazine itself, Playboy: The Book of Cigars is smart, funny, and provocative—certainly the best book on the subject to come along in years.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616080235
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/20/2010
  • Pages: 155
  • Sales rank: 1,245,785
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 12.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Aaron Sigmond is the founding editor of both Smoke magazine and The Cigar Report, a Doubledown Media publication, where he also served as Group Luxury Editor. Sigmond has written about cigars and other subjects for Playboy, in addition to numerous other publications and Web sites. Born in Los Angeles, Sigmond now lives, works, and smokes in New York City.

Nick Kolakowski started writing about cigars as deputy editor of The Cigar Report. As a journalist, his work has also appeared in the Washington Post, Trader Monthly, AutoWeek, Washington City
Paper, and Private Air. Currently, he covers the digital sector for
Ziff Davis Enterprise. He lives Brooklyn, New York.

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