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Perfumes: The A-Z Guide
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What the Nose Knows
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A cultural history of smell
The Emperor of Scent
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The Perfect Scent
An insider's look at the creation of two bestselling fragrances
A Natural History of the Senses
An aphrodisiac for all five senses
The Secret of ScentLuca Turin's scientific look at perfume
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Bulgari Black -- sexy astronautA space-age version of nature: Rubber, leather, vanilla and smoke. Warm and cool, leathery yet fresh.
Available from Amazon.com, FragranceNet.com, Sephora.com, Perfume.com, and FragranceX.com, starting at $37 for 75 ml
Donna Karan Fuel for Men -- leather and gasolineFluctuates between sweet gasoline and cool, strokable leather. Buttery sandalwood = foxiness.
Available from NeimanMarcus.com starting at $98 for 100 ml
Martin Margiela Untitled -- green and outdoorsyThe forest green scent of twigs, grasses and sharp incense. Sheer, clean musk lends subtle sensuality.
Available from SaksFifthAvenue.com, starting at $100 for 50 ml