Looking for a present for a coffee fan, or just want to treat yourself? Books are a great option. From light reads to encyclopaedias, these books will bring coffee lovers new knowledge and joy. Here are the top five books to check out…
The World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing – Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed by James Hoffmann
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about coffee bean is in this book – from guide of bean varieties from over 35 countries, influence of growing location, roasting methods, brewing process, and many more. With beautiful pictures and easy-to-read information, the book offers the whole package.
The Birth of Coffee by Daniel Lorenzetti and Linda Rice Lorenzetti
For history buffs, The Birth of Coffee is a great choice. Daniel and Linda Rice Lorenzetti’s evocative text and photographs of farmers in coffee-growing nations will bring you a new perspective on coffee consumption.
God in a Cup: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Coffee by Michaele Weissman
This book has a bit of everything: part travel story, part investigative reporting and part ode to coffee. Weismann’s journey across the US to learn about coffee connoisseurship will make you appreciate your cuppa more.
Coffee Gives Me Superpowers: An Illustrated Book About the Most Awesome Beverage on Earth by Ryoko Iwata
From the creator of popular website I Love Coffee, this book offers a lot of interesting knowledge about coffee in the form of eye-catching infographics. The book features the most popular pieces on Iwata’s website, such as “Your Brain on Beer vs. Coffee” and “The Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee (According to Science)” alongside new, previously unpublished content.
How to Make Coffee : The Science Behind the Bean by Lani Kingston
Want to learn to brew your own cuppa? This book is a great place to start, with comprehensive guideline on bean choice, water temperature, grinds and roast methods, and many more.