Friday, September 01, 2006
It’s been said that “writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” The same could be said for writing about food, or dance, or painting. And yet every day, critics attempt to do just that in the pages of American newspapers. Smell, however, is the one sensory experience that has gone un-translated…until now. Bob speaks with perfume maven Chandler Burr, who’s just been hired by The New York Times to write about the art of scent.