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.
It’s officially summer in the northern hemisphere, even if the calendar doesn’t say so until midweek. Of course, we always have time to read, where ever we are. Since this isn’t a theme week, we have a lot of variety.
Monday- Jackie looks at two nonfiction books about elements of daily life, hair and mail.
Wednesday- Kate returns to Marvel’s Spiderwoman: crime fighter, masked avenger, mother.
Friday- Kirsty M introduces one of those books she always wishes she could read again for the first time: Elizabeth Taylor’s In a Summer Season.