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Did you know that the smell that emanates when you open a book has a name? Bibliosmia! Oliver Tearle, a lecturer in English at Loughborough University coined the term Bibliosmia in 2014 by combining the Greek words for ‘book’ and ‘smell’. Why do books smell the way they do?  Science tells us that old books […]

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