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Best Coffee Books Worth Your Attention

Here is a list of the best Coffee books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (2019)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionUncommon Grounds tells the story of coffee from its discovery on a hill in ancient Abyssinia to the advent of Starbucks. Mark Pendergrast reviews the dramatic changes in coffee culture over the past decade, from the disastrous “Coffee Crisis” that caused global prices to plummet to the rise of the Fair Trade movement and the “third-wave” of quality-obsessed coffee connoisseurs.
Author(s): Mark Pendergrast

I Know Coffee: Harvesting, Blending, Roasting, Brewing, Grinding & Tasting Coffee (2017)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionThis book is designed to walk you through everything you need to know about coffee from the seed to the cup.This book includes books 1,2,3,4 and 7 from the “I Know Coffee” series.Terrific, up-to-date overview. One of the best coffee books available now.
Author(s): Jessica Simms

Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee (2015)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionIn my time roasting for companies on the West Coast and the Midwest, I have had the opportunity to roast coffee on an assortment of different machines. I have roasted a variety of single origins and blends, and I’ve experimented with roast profiles while taking meticulous notes, both during roasting and later at the cupping table.
Author(s): Rob Hoos

Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry (2017)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionCoffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry offers a definitive guide to the many rich dimensions of the bean and the beverage around the world. Leading experts from business and academia consider coffee’s history, global spread, cultivation, preparation, marketing, and the environmental and social issues surrounding it today.
Author(s): Robert W. Thurston , Jonathan Morris, et al.

The Coffee Trader: A Novel (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) (2004)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionAmsterdam, 1659: On the world’s first commodities exchange, fortunes are won and lost in an instant. Miguel Lienzo, a sharp-witted trader in the city’s close-knit community of Portuguese Jews, knows this only too well. Once among the city’s most envied merchants, Miguel has suddenly lost everything.
Author(s): David Liss

Coffee: Growing, Processing, Sustainable Production (2012)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionAn outstanding and currently the only comprehensive handbook for the coffee-professional. 40 authors from the leading coffee-growing countries present the most recent technologies applied to coffee husbandry. The book features 900 carefully selected illustrations, 300 of these in full color, which substantiate the written text.
Author(s): Jean Nicolas Wintgens

Coffee with Mom: Caring for a Parent with Dementia (2019)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionSometimes, life takes you places you don’t want to go.    Dementia and Alzheimer’s is a journey no one wants to take, yet  life doesn’t give us a choice. Author Mike Glenn's mom didn’t want to be sick, and while she couldn’t overcome the devastation of disease, she wasn’t going down without a fight.   She fought the illness, denying its presence.
Author(s): Mike Glenn

The Design of Coffee: An Engineering Approach (2016)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionThe Design of Coffee provides a non-mathematical introduction to chemical engineering, as illustrated by the roasting and brewing of coffee. Hands-on coffee experiments demonstrate key engineering principles, including material balances, chemical kinetics, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, conservation of energy, and colloidal phenomena.
Author(s): William Ristenpart, Tonya Kuhl

Coffee Culture (Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology) (2017)

 Best Coffee Books Worth Your AttentionCoffee Culture: Local experiences, Global Connections explores coffee as (1) a major commodity that shapes the lives of millions of people; (2) a product with a dramatic history; (3) a beverage with multiple meanings and uses (energizer, comfort food, addiction, flavouring, and confection); (4) an inspiration for humor and cultural critique; (5) a crop that can help protect biodiversity yet also threaten the environment; (6) a health risk and a