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The Book of Tea

The Book of Tea

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It is my favorite book for long time. If you are a green tea lover, I would love to recommend this book as your company.  It is also great book as a Christmas or birthday present. There are a lot of versions of this book, but I think this version is the best as I like an introduction essay by Christopher Benfey.

The Book of Tea was originally written in English and sought to address the inchoate yearnings of disaffected Westerners. In a flash of inspiration, Okakura saw that the formal tea party as practiced in New England was a distant cousin of the Japanese tea ceremony, and that East and West had thus "met in the tea-cup."

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