Part of a series on How To Expand Your Tea Education.
There is so much to read about tea. It is very likely that there are more tea books than the population of tea-book-readers can sustain. With a potential overabundance of tea books, choosing the more useful can be a challenge.
Some categories of tea information can be considered more useful than others. The historical and cultural background of tea helps show how tea shaped society, economics, and politics. A bit of tea science enables each of us to appreciate the mechanics and chemical compounds that create good tea and affect our bodies. Descriptions of tea characteristics and flavors help us savor tea and give us a stepping stone to new tasting experiences.
And so, a list of tea books that provide those valuable kernels of Culture, Science, and Appreciation:…