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The Unbearable Poopness of Bookstores

22 Jan 2022

Imagine you have been walking the aisles of your favourite bookstore for an hour, letting your gaze gaily hop from one spine to the next. You smell the ink and the paper. You hear the dulcet tones...

The Smell of Books

18 Feb 2021

Video of Dr Joe Schwarcz on the smell of old and new books Dr. Joe Schwarcz on the smell of old and new books.

E-Readers are More like Paper than You Think

13 Feb 2018

Our days are dominated by screens: the morning news, ads on the metro, work documents at the office, the dozens of texts we send a day, and to top it off, a good TV show in the evening. But for a...

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