It's easy to forget—whether you work in specialty coffee or just enjoy drinking it—you’re participating in a practice that has continued unbroken for over 500 years. Coffee has helped shape the modern world, so it’s worth understanding how we got here: slinging espresso in trendy cafes, single origins and talking about direct trade.
Jonathan Morris is a research professor in the UK who is an expert in the history of coffee, and his book is the most entertaining, thorough and interesting we’ve come across. We guarantee once you finish it, you won’t look at your next cup of coffee the same way.
Published by Reaktion Books