Jonathan Morris is Research Professor at the University of Hertfordshire. He is a historian of consumption and consumer societies, co-editor of Coffee: The Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage and the Industry (2013), and a judge for the Speciality Coffee Association's Best Product in Show awards.
This is for the coffee nerd in your life. . . . It's jam-packed with information. I don't think I have read a book this information dense and yet still incredibly readable possibly ever. A great little book that I recommend highly. If you want a ton of history, a ton of information, a ton of background on coffee, this is a great gift. --James Hoffmann, author of The World Atlas of Coffee @jimseven, 10 Coffee Gift Ideas With an engaging eye for detail the author explains how this dark and bitter beverage conquered the planet. . . . [A] fascinating read. --James Hoffmann, author of The World Atlas of Coffee OxVeg News