#justask – this viewer question comes from Natalia Kościowska in Poland.
Out of nowhere, a random odor can send you hurtling back to a childhood memory, and you won't know why. Smell is one of our most powerful senses, and it's powerfully under-researched.
While many artworks have been created for the eyes and the ears, the sense of smell has always been neglected in the arts. Scent composers Christophe Laudamiel and Wolfgang Georgsdorf are working to change this.
Several publishers rejected the manuscript before the novel became an international bestseller with 20 million copies sold and translations into almost 50 languages. But what is the secret of its universal success?
What does it mean to feel desire and to be desired when one grows older? Monika Maron dissects a love story that begins in the shadow of a dinosaur skeleton.
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