Avery Gilbert, "What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life"
2008 | ISBN: 140008234X | 304 pages | DJVU, EPUB | 3 MB
* How many smells are there? And how many molecules would it take to create every smell in nature, from roses to stinky feet?
* Who was the bigger scent freak: the perfume-obsessed Richard Wagner or Emily Dickinson, with her creepy passion for flowers?
* By scenting the air in stores, are retailers turning us into subliminally controlled shopping zombies?
* Were Smell-O-Vision and AromaRama mere Hollywood fads or serious technologies?