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

The Plaza Hotel, New York, via Wikimedia Commons

The Plaza Hotel, New York, via Wikimedia Commons

Slightly at odds with the sudden appearance of summer — I call it a delightful contrast, myself — it’s a week of serious themes, big personalities and life-changing questions as the Foxes get in about the seamy side of life.

On Monday, Kate enjoys a story of invisibility in the suburbs.

On Tuesday, Hilary notes that no living celebrities were harmed in the making of Craig Brown’s strip-the-willow of gossip, One On One. The same cannot be said for late celebrities.

On Thursday, Moira finds Alastair Scott a slightly jaundiced travelling companion in his eye-opening journey around Scotland, Native Stranger.

And on Friday, Jackie revels in the masterpiece that is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

One comment on “Coming up on Vulpes Libris

  1. Jackie
    May 5, 2013

    I really enjoy photos of old buildings & places, so liked this pic. And several scenes from The Great Gatsby take place in that very hotel.

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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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