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Chandler Burr is a phenomenal writer, later the NY Times smell critic and a lonely museum curator. He has also written about the launch of new fragrances and the working of that industry
Chandler Burr is a phenomenal writer, later the NY Times smell critic and a lonely museum curator. He has also written about the launch of new fragrances and the working of that industry. In the Emperor of Scent, Burr tells a terrific story, capturing the passion of Turin and the resistance of his peers. Burr tries like hell to explain the technology and fails at times.
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For as long as anyone can remember, a man named Luca Turin has had an uncanny relationship with smells. Acclaimed writer Chandler Burr has spent four years chronicling Luca Turin’s quest to unravel the mystery of how our sense of smell works. What has emerged is an enthralling, magical book that changes the way we think about that area between our mouth and our eyes, and its profound, secret hold on our lives.
Burr's The Emperor of Scent, published in 2003, tells how the French-Italian scientist Luca Turin originated the theory about the .
Burr's The Emperor of Scent, published in 2003, tells how the French-Italian scientist Luca Turin originated the theory about the functioning of the sense of smell. As a result, The New Yorker proposed that Burr describe the creation of a perfume. Chandler Burr Profile Page at Bold Type Magazine Interview, author reading, and excerpt from "The Emperor of Scent"; plus Burr's Top Ten List of Perfumes. Narrative Magazine (fiction excerpt). An interview with Qu3stions.
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The Emperor of Scent Burr, Chandler Random House (USA) 9780375759819 Чандлер Бурр: Император Южной Каролины . But Chandler Burr, the New York Times perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes observing the creation of two major fragrances. Описание: The highbrow humanist name-dropping book of the summer (NEW YORK magazine) is a must-read for any book group (NPR’s FRESH AIR).
The Emperor Of Scent (Paperback). Chandler Burr (author). The Emperor of Scent is a gem of a book- I was mesmerised and enlightened by the many perfect asides woven into the main body of this incredible true tale. - Alexandra Fuller "With the contagious enthusiasm of a nerd given the run of a chemistry lab, he has transformed a chance meeting with a curious biophysicist named Luca Turin into an amusing and poetic adventure in science and ar.
The Emperor of Scent'. Perhaps the only thing odder than the theory is the story of how Turin actually came up with it, and then of what happened to him when he did, which is what this book is about. Start with the deepest mystery of smell. Excerpted by permission.
In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for perfume, his brilliant, quixotic theory of how we smell, and his struggle to set before the world the secret of the most enigmatic of our senses.
January 20, 2003 Issue. The Emperor of Scent. It's precisely this pungent leap from chemistry to metaphor that Burr negotiates so well in his fascinating and lucid book about the sense of smell. A French perfumer, asked to describe a particular scent molecule, declares, It smells of the woman who neglects herself. No one really knows how the nose works. For the person who figures it out, a Nobel prize surely waits, along with the lucrative gratitude of the multinational perfume companies.