The So-Called "Truth" About Caffeine: More Caffeine Paranoia Literature

Marina Kushner is a woman on a mission:  To spread nonsense about caffeine’s effects, influence state legislatures to try to curb caffeine use, and, in general, to ride into the limelight by intimidating and frightening people so that they avoid caffeine.  The Truth About Caffeine, one of her scientismic books, carries forward her campaign.

Oh, no! The Paranoid Caffeine Horror Parade Moves on!

An amazingly stupid and inaccurate book, Caffeine Makes Me Bleed (And How It Can Poison You, Too!) by Susan Lynn, has been added to the list of literature promoting the irrational fear and hatred of caffeine. Caffeine Makes Me Bleed As our web site postings make clear, caffeine not only offers safe, effective performance and mood […]

The Advent of Coffee and Coffeehouses in History

If you’ve ever been curious about when and where coffee appeared in the world, you might enjoy reading Coffee and Coffeehouses by Ralph S. Hattox. Hattox explores the mystery of coffee’s origins.  Coffee enters history among the dervishes, members of a Moslem ascetic order, who used it to sustain their frenzied, whirling dances as acts of […]

The Ultimate Coffee and Tea Books!

In 1922 William Ukers published an enormous book called All About Coffee.  Several years later, he published a companion volume, All About Tea.  These books became the classic, compendious resources for anyone interested in the cultural and natural history of both beverages.  Unfortunately, they were out of print for many years.  Now, however, Amazon offers […]