The Book of Tea written by legendary author Kakuzo Okakura in 1906 is a classic essay on tea drinking, the history of tea drinking, and tea drinking's connection to the Japanese culture. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Book of Tea is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Kakuzo Okakura is highly recommended. Published by Classic Books America and beautifully produced, The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.