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The Coffee Book:
Anatomy of an Industry From Crop to the Last Drop

Spring 2006

Completely revised and updated for 2006, The Coffee Book ranges from bean to cup, exploring production, the history of café society, dramatic tales of high-stakes international trade, health aspects, the industry’s major players, and the specialty coffee revolution-including the very latest developments in sustainable coffee. Jammed full of facts, figures, cartoons, photos, and commentary.

The first edition of The Coffee Book came out in 1999, to great acclaim. It was brown, like this:

Coffee Book edition 1

The new, revised 2006 edition updates the coffee story with everything that’s taken place in the early years of the new century.

The Coffee Book has its own site or just take a look at it on Amazon.

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Window Seat:
Reading the Landscape from the Air

May 2004

Window Seat decodes the sights to be seen on any flight across North America. Broken down by region, this handy little softcover book features 70 aerial photographs; a fold-out map of North America showing major flight paths; profiles of each region covering its landforms, waterways, and cities; tips on spotting major and not-so-major sights; and straightforward, friendly text on cloud shapes, weather patterns, the continent’s history, and more.

The perfect addition to your carryon bag, Window Seat is a terrific book for kids, frequent flyers, and armchair travelers alike. When it’s possible to “read” the landscape from above, a whole world unfolds at your feet.

Go to the Window Seat site.

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