Category Archives: smells

  1. Sillage, Szag, and Japanese Toilets

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    August 5, 2018 by libroshombre

    ““Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it,” according to Vladimir Nabokov. That’s …
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  2. Stinkers, Dictators, and Egg Spoons

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    May 14, 2018 by libroshombre

      People appearing to be real stinkers might simply be under the sway of their microbes. After all, BBC.com’s James …
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  3. Old Books, New Books, and Guys Read

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    January 16, 2017 by libroshombre

      Most booklovers enjoy the fragrance of old books, and many also like the odor of new books. A local …
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  4. Smelly Books, Double Falsehoods, and Categorical Thinking

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    February 16, 2016 by libroshombre

      Science fiction legend Ray Bradbury once wrote, “A book has got smell. A new books smells great. An old …
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