Tag: Anna Karenina

Paige’s Favorite Book: Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina

Show Notes for Episode 2.3 Quick Links from the Episode Folio Facts: The smell of old books is known as bibliosmia and is caused by volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released by the materials of the book. Scientists can now measure the state of preservation of a book by testing this smell using chromatography and spectroscopy. […]