A few weeks ago we announced the impending release of Eileen P. Kenny’s Birds of Unusual Vitality Volume 2, a compendium of candid interviews and film portraiture featuring some of the leading minds of international coffee. Birds Vol. 2 is the very first release from the newly formed Sprudge Publishing imprint, our new publishing house. Today we’re very excited to reveal more details about the book, and to trumpetย its online availability via webstore.

Tim Wendelboe roaster Talor Browne in the pages of Birds of Unusual Vitality Volume 2.

Birds of Unusual Vitality Volume 2 features interviews and pictorials with the following individuals:

Erin McCarthy, machine technician and World Brewers Cup champion,ย Counter Culture Coffee, NYC.

Sam Sgambellone, partner at Mecca Espresso, Sydney.

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Jose Aguilar, green coffee expert atย Monmouth Coffeeย London.

Ricardo Zelaya, noted farm consultant, Antigua, Guatemala.

Simran Sethi, environmentalist and academic, Melbourne.

Talor Browne, coffee roaster at Tim Wendelboe, Oslo.

Tim Wendelboe, World Barista Champion and proprietor atย Tim Wendelboe, Oslo.

M’lissa Muckerman, coffee professional at St. Ali Family, Melbourne.

Sean Bonner, the internet, Los Angeles.

The book is now available online via Tictail webstore, and priced at $26 AUD with worldwide shipping available. In the coming weeks Birds Of Unusual Vitality Volume 2 will also be available at select fine coffee bars in Australia and North America; look to for a forthcoming announcement of partner stockists.

2013 World Brewers Cup Champion Erin McCarthy in the pages of Birds of Unusual Vitality Volume 2.

Sprudge readers in Melbourne can purchase signed copies of Birds Volume 2 from the author tonight, May 16th, at the 2014 Australian AeroPress Championship event, hosted at Filter, the new urban coffee bar from Small Batch Roasting Company.

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