Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

Coming Up…

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Well, it doesn’t get more eclectic than this – what a perfect representation of the madness of Vulpes Libris, with classics, chicklit, Castro and Tin-Tin all in the same week.

Monday

Jackie has an eye-opening experience rereading Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse.

Wednesday

Kirsty reviews the memoirs that marked Fidel Castro’s reappearance in the public sphere: La victoria estratégica and La contraofensiva estratégica.

Thursday

Anne takes a determined gulp of Madeleine Wickham’s Cocktails for Three and to her surprise finds it just a tad bland

Friday

Jay reviews Pierre Assouline’s biography of Georges Remi, better known as Hergé, and tries – not entirely successfully – to separate the man from his creation.

2 comments on “Coming Up…

  1. fauquet
    November 20, 2011

    i am waiting for Jackie ‘ s analysis of Virginia Woolf ‘ s book, next Monday

  2. Jackie
    November 20, 2011

    Michel, it’s great to see you here!
    Rosy, that’s a beautiful pic of a fox, such a luxurious looking one too.

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