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!
- The Daily Grind: How to open & run a coffee shop that makes money (2015)
- Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (2019)
- I Know Coffee: Harvesting, Blending, Roasting, Brewing, Grinding & Tasting Coffee (2017)
- Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee (2015)
- Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry (2017)
- The Coffee Trader: A Novel (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) (2004)
- Coffee: Growing, Processing, Sustainable Production (2012)
- Coffee with Mom: Caring for a Parent with Dementia (2019)
- The Design of Coffee: An Engineering Approach (2016)
- Coffee Culture (Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology) (2017)
- Grounded: The Fundamentals for Brewing a Delicious Cup of Coffee (2017)
- Exstresso: Taking a Coffee Break with God (2017)
- The Coffee Break Screenwriter: Writing Your Script Ten Minutes at a Time – 2nd Edition (2016)
- COFFEE: AN ADULT COLORING BOOK: A Coffee Coloring Book For Adults (2019)
The Daily Grind: How to open & run a coffee shop that makes money (2015)
A practical guide to opening and running a successful Independent Coffee Shop, essential reading for all Entrepreneurs. This is a highly practical book with very sound advice. Andrew & Claire are hugely experienced in the industry, and more importantly over several locations. So make sure you read it with a marker pen in your hand.
Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (2019)
Uncommon 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.
I Know Coffee: Harvesting, Blending, Roasting, Brewing, Grinding & Tasting Coffee (2017)
This 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.
Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee (2015)
In 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.
Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry (2017)
Coffee: 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.
The Coffee Trader: A Novel (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) (2004)
Amsterdam, 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.
Coffee: Growing, Processing, Sustainable Production (2012)
An 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.
Coffee with Mom: Caring for a Parent with Dementia (2019)
Sometimes, 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.
The Design of Coffee: An Engineering Approach (2016)
The 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.
Coffee Culture (Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology) (2017)
Coffee 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