We remember meeting Hodinkee founder Ben Clymer when he’d recently started his horological website. Humble, passionate, and focused, he changed the face of watch journalism with his site that’s now grown to huge proportions. Hodinkee’s first book is a serious one. Published by illustrious Assouline, the coffee table book covers watch history, the myriad watch types, and just about every detail you’d want to know about horology. The 261-page, 5.6-pound full-color hardbound book will get you through the holidays in style and simultaneously cause you to risk drooling on its pages.