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 on Vulpes Libris

While it’s not a theme week as such, a glance at the titles for this upcoming week looks as if the Foxes are thinking of places; books on where people live, or where they are traveling and the changes taking place, real or imagined.It’s a fitting subject for the beginning of summer, when vacationing goes into high gear.

Monday- Jackie journeys through Peter Carey’s latest novel, Parrot & Olivier in America.

Tuesday-Sam is impressed by The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island.

Wednesday-Sam talks to Chloe Hooper about The Tall Man, and what it’s like to discover the heart of darkness in your own country.

Thursday-Nikki isn’t exactly in raptures over Liz Jensen’s The Rapture

Friday-Home is Sharon’s favourite book of the year so far. . .

Painting of “Beals Farm Fox” by Will Kirkpatrick. More of his splendid work can be found at his website here.

2 comments on “Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

  1. annebrooke
    May 30, 2010

    I do love that pic, Jackie – it’s wonderful! All that fantastic light and shade … :)

    Axxx

  2. Felicity Grace
    June 1, 2010

    I just have to comment on that painting, it’s so beautiful! The colours and the light are so striking. I rushed off and Googled before I read to the end so missed the link (!) but it’s a shame we can’t click on the picture on his site and see it in detail. Anyway, it’s a lovely inspiring way to start the day, thank you!

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  • (The header image is from Aesop's Fables, illustrated by Francis Barlow (1666), and appears courtesy of the Digital and Multimedia Center at the Michigan State University Libraries.)
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