25 Jan '18, 3pm

The Monk Of Mokha: An Interview With Dave Eggers And Mokhtar Alkhanshali

The Monk Of Mokha: An Interview With Dave Eggers And Mokhtar Alkhanshali

In advance of that talk, Michelman sat down with Eggers and Alkhanshali to learn more about the book, the exhaustive research process behind it, and how he used Mokhtar’s own social media to aid in reporting out this incredible story. This is the most high profile book written about coffee this century—maybe ever—and Eggers is unquestionably the best-known author ever to tackle the subject. He brings an outsider’s clarity to the daily machinations of the coffee trade, calling it “quite possibly the most complex journey from farm to consumption of any foodstuff known to humankind,” in a book filled with moments of sadness, laughter, danger, and triumph. Readers who want to drink along with the adventure can purchase coffee direct via the Port of Mokha website, where a new “Mokha Monthly” subscription service has been launched in conjunction with the book release.

Full article: http://sprudge.com/interview-with-dave-eggers-129670.html

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