Sophisticated, controversial and stylish, Mad Men has been mesmerising its many fans since it first appeared on our screens in 2007. The Hitchcock-inspired title sequence, the period Madison Avenue set design and the impeccably styled costumes have all won the show admirers, but it is the quality of the scripts and the sheer intensity of the drama that keeps people coming back for more.
What is Don Draper's big secret?
Will Pete and Peggy's love ever see the light of day?
And how on earth do they manage to smoke and drink so much over the course of a working day?
These questions and many more are debated in this brilliant collection, which features comments and discussions from the Guardian's 'Notes from the Break Room' blog couple with in-depth interviews with the show's creators and stars. Whether you've been watching from the beginning or are new to the show, The Ultimate Guide to Mad Men will have you hooked from the beginning.
About this author
Will Dean is editorial assistant and junior writer on the Guardian Guide. He is the former editor of Cardiff University's Quench magazine.