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Old Book Smell

WATCH: Why Do We Love The Smell Of Old Books?

Posted 06.25.2013 | Books

What creates the smell of old books? DNews has created a video to explain the processes, as well as that of cut grass, gasoline and new cars. Check...

WATCH: Why Do Old Books Smell So Good?

Posted 04.11.2012 | Books

E-book sales may be on the rise, but some readers remain faithful to their physical novels. Is it the act of turning a page or the prospect of stumbli...

Smelling Books: Juding An Old Book By Its Odor

Wired | Alexis Madrigal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Take an antique leather-bound book, open it up, and inhale deeply. There's just something about that old-book smell. And thanks to a new analytical ch...