Share this Article:

Review of ‘The Scent Keeper’

From Proust’s “decoction of lime-blossom” to Raymond Chandler’s “I smelled like dead toads” to Hermoine Granger’s Amortentia love potion in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, fragrance has earned a hallowed space in literary fiction. It triggers memory. It invokes longing or revulsion. It fixes a place indelibly in time. And in Erica Bauermeister’s latest…

Featuring ‘The Scent Keeper’

Summer reading 2019: Your sweetest escape
What are you reading this summer? Check out these must-reads for long, lazy days . . .

Sign Up

Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.