Perfumes: The Guide
Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez.New York: Viking, 2008. If you have any interest in perfume you'll find this book fascinating. Hundreds of perfumes are rated and described, from Bois des Iles by Chanel to Jicky by Guerlain, with a lot of duds in between. Information on composition, history, as well as interesting anecdotes. Hardcover with dust jacket.