Chemical Explanation for New Book and Old Book Aromas

Great chemical explanation for the tantalizing aroma of both new books and old books found on the cool chemistry infographics blog out of the UK, Compound Interest. Visit New Old Book Smell at Tip and thanks for the find from a unique nephew who shared it on Facebook.

Why Do Old Books Smell?

Do You Love Old Books?

The faster we speed into the transparent, socialized world of e-books and digital readers, and the more brick and mortar bookstores that bite the dust, the more precious and rare become the books we leave behind, and the libraries that keep them. Not just illuminated manuscripts, or books rolled out centuries ago from Gutenberg technology, […]