Your Next Book Club Pick
Do you feel like you just can't get enough information about coffee? Look no further than author and coffee enthusiast Mark Pendergrast. His book, Uncommon Grounds: The History Of Coffee And How It Transformed Our World, offers an in depth look at the origins and growth of the coffee industry and how it has shaped our society. Published in 1999, an updated version of the book was recently released.
Here's an excerpt from one review on Amazon:
"Uncommon Grounds covers everything from the 'discovery' of coffee to its social and political impact on growing and consuming nations. It is filled with memorable people and entertaining anecdotes. My coffee consumption doubled while reading the book..."
To preview the book, read the first chapter (courtesy of the New York Times). Happy reading!