Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

Good Morning, Durham Tech!

Surely, I’m not the only one dreaming about a second (and third, and fourth, and fifth…) cup of coffee this morning. Maybe you woke up with energy and pep, good for you! This post is for everyone else who is fantasizing about that smooth, bold, dark ambrosia and who would like to learn more about it while doing so.

Here are three books about coffee available through ebrary. Click on the covers below to read them online, download them to your device, or just stare at the covers for a while imagining you can smell those freshly roasted beans. I won’t judge.

A latte in a white coffee cup.

What Every Child Needs to Know About Coffee by R. Bradley Snyder and Marc Engelsgjerd

Caffeine comprehension level: Only one cup of coffee needed to read and understand this book.

World map in coffee beans.

Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed our World by Mark Pendergrast

Caffeine comprehension level: 2-3 cups of coffee needed to read and understand this book.

Latte in front of coffee beans.

Coffee: Emerging Health Effects and Disease Prevention by Yi-Fang Chu (Ed.)

Caffeine comprehension level: 4+ cups of coffee to read and understand this book.

Don’t worry tea lovers! I haven’t forgotten you fundamentally flawed people who prefer tea over coffee in the morning. Here is a book to satisfy your early morning caffeine cravings.

Steaming tea pot.

Tea Classified: A Tealover’s Companion by Jane Pettigrew and Bruce Richardson

Caffeine comprehension level: As many cups of tea as it takes for you to understand that coffee is better this book.

About Courtney Bippley

Courtney is a Reference Librarian at the Main Campus Library. Her favorite genres are fantasy and science fiction. She loves dogs, coffee, and dancing.