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That Old Book Smell

As a life-long book collector and a long-time bookseller, I have always loved that special woody, floral, dusky aroma that only emanates from books with age. But what precisely is “that old book smell”? The journal Heritage Science┬áhas published an … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Laugh

Liverpool, England has the John Lennon International Airport and now Birmingham is seriously considering a proposal to rename Birmingham Airport after the inimitable Ozzy Osbourne. This unlikely idea for the “Ozzy Osbourne International Airport” comes from Jim Thompson, the director … Continue reading

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