February 16, 2006 |
SOME people devour books. Tin Wornom inhales them. "The smell of old books is enough to reel me into ecstasy," says Wornom, who collects rare volumes on English history. "Sometimes [the books are] musty, sometimes with a strange maple smell. Some smell of incense from being stored in a monastery for hundreds and hundreds of years." In fact, the wardrobe stylist for commercials reveres her collection so much that it has its own room in her Toluca Lake apartment.