News That Lingers (Labor Day Edition)

Public art therapy? Psychology today provides validation for the new scent art genre.

A Brief History of Perfume in the West by the Independent.

Scent hits the airwaves thanks to NPR’s discussion with smell scientists Stuart Firestein and Donald Wilson.

New Jersey’s de-stinking attempts are futile says online magazine Death + Taxes.

Good (Smelling) Reads for the long weekend. Click on the link for synopsis and reviews.

Mystery: Perfume by Patrick Süskind and Une Gourmandise (Gourmet Rhapsody) by Muriel Barbery

Comedy: Jitterbug Perfume Tom Robbins

Classics: Combray (in vol 1 of Remembrance of Things Past) by Marcel Proust and The Belly of Paris Emile Zola

Creative Non-Fiction: Victoire, les saveurs et les mots (Victoire, My Mother’s Mother) Maryse Condé

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