December 13, 2010

Number 16 - Reasons to Love New York

If you know me, you know that I love going to NYC.  This photo was on Shelf Awareness, today.
Number 16 among New York magazine's Reasons to Love New York: "Because We’re Home to Not Only the Publishing Industry But Also to a Woman Who Spends Her Days Smelling Books"

Six months ago, artist Rachael Morrison, who works at the Museum of Modern Art's library, began wondering about the unscented future of e-books and "decided to spend her lunch breaks chronicling the unique scent of each book in the MoMA stacks." Morrison said that "smelling books is really nostalgic for me--I am often reminded of my grandparents' homes, or libraries where I used to go when I was a child."

For several reasons, we're skipping our NYC trip this year, but are looking forward to next year.

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