I thought I was a little educated about Argentina's asados and Japan's yakitori. But after reading Steven Raichlen's Planet Barbecue! ($15), I realized how little I knew about barbecue around the world. On my must-make list: everything from Kurdish grilled pumpkin dip to beef kebabs from the streets of Cartagena, Colombia.
Steven Raichlen's Planet Barbecue!: 309 Recipes, 60 Countries