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.
I’ve come over all “killer app” today and recorded my review of Niall Ferguson’s Civilization in podcast form. If you’d rather stick with the written word, click here for a transcript.
Allen Lane, hardback, 402 pp. ISBN: 978-1846142734
Civilization is also available in audio and Kindle e-book form.
Monday: Hilary discovers a literary crossroads in a tiny, lost Norfolk village.
Wednesday: Kate babbles about Ladybird books nostalgia at the Museum of English Rural life.
Friday: Kirsty returns to the Judaean Desert with The Very Short Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls.