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 in Vulpes Libris

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOK, it’s still hot. Very hot. Too hot to read out of doors during the day in some places, but in the evenings, oooooh lovely. This is what we’ve been reading, slapping at mozzies with our tails but deeply absorbed, so into our books that we don’t even notice the bats.

Monday 28 July: Were Pablo Picasso and Marcel Duchamp rivals? Which one had the most influence on twentieth-century art? Find out when Jackie reports on Picasso and the Chess Player by Larry Witham.

Tuesday 29th July: Sharon reads a novel about colonial America.

Wednesday 30 July: Lisa interviews Emma Haughton, author of new YA thriller Now You See Me.

Friday 1 August: Guest Fox Holly staggers out of Howard Sargent’s The Forgotten War, an epic read of elves fighting humans that took her three months.

Saturday 2 August: Eve opens another excellent children’s book.

1930s concrete relief of a fox peering out of the bushes at a rabbit, with evil intent, on the outside of  building near Kate’s house.  


About Kate

Blogger, lecturer, podcaster, writer, critic, reviewer, researcher (in no particular order) 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 in Vulpes Libris

  1. Jackie
    July 30, 2014

    That’s a terrific bit of carving. If that’s a residential building, I’m envious that the people living there get to pass it everyday.

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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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