The Story of Scent: Nose Dive

The story of scent: Nose Dive
The story of scent: Nose Dive

If you are looking for a good summer read about scent, Harold McGee’s Nose Dive is guaranteed to inspire and enlighten you on the often mysterious sense of smell.

The James Beard award-winning author, best known for his adventurous cooking guides, explores the intriguing world of smell. It’s a sensory-filled tour of the globe that tracks how smell and aromas shape every aspect of our lives. McGee studies everything from the keyboard on your laptop to the sweetly fragrant Tian Shan mountain range north of the Himalayas.

Get ready to smell freshly cut grass, fresh bread, chocolate, rose and even rotten eggs in this fascinating book.

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  • Angela Citrigno
    May 18, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Love the name of this book. As I read some of the scents he speaks about I crinkled my nose thinking about rotten eggs. I can not imagine a world without smell and taste @959angela

  • Sarah Robinson
    April 14, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    This is great!

  • LInda L
    April 4, 2021 at 10:59 am