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

fox smelling flowerWhere I’m writing it’s sleeting gently but the crocuses are defiantly out. So it’s spring, but not spring-like enough to be out of doors just yet. Time to read another book. May we interest you in some of these?

Monday: Kirsty takes a walk with Hugo Chávez as she revisits his 2005 interview with Aleida Guevara.

Wednesday: Kate swots up on how European royalty are coping with the 21st century with Peter Conradi’s The Great Survivors.

Thursday:  Moira dips a speculative toe into the waters of ‘romantic thrillers’ with a review of Evonne Wareham’s debut novel Never Coming Home. The review opens, intriguingly, with the words: ‘Imagine, if you will, an unlikely collaboration between Katie Fforde and Lee Child’ …

Friday:  RosyB reviews Chosen by Lesley Glaister.

Ths image, ‘stop and smell the flowers’ has been borrowed with gratitude from

About Kate

Blogger, lecturer, podcaster, writer, critic, reviewer, researcher, and publisher (, in and on British literary history. Preferred occupation while listening to podcasts: cooking or knitting. Preferred soundtrack while reading: the sound of silence.

One comment on “Coming up on Vulpes Libris

  1. Jackie
    March 10, 2013

    What a lucky shot the photographer has gotten with that amusing pic!

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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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