I’m excited that The Coffee Story has been nominated by Toby Litt as his book of the year for 2011! You can find his spiel here – saying it’s better than Disgrace may be over-egging the pudding a little, but Toby is one of the fiercest intelligences out there, so who am I to argue? So, just for today, I’m better than Coetzee. Gosh, hubris feels lovely…