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 This Week

In the Northern hemisphere, we are well into autumn which is the perfect time to curl up with a good book and cup of tea. Our offerings are as varied as the many colors of leaves this week and we hope there’s something to pique your interest.

Monday- KirstyD looks at The Photograph by prize winning novelist Penelope Lively.

Thursday- Kate and Leena both read The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jāäskeläinen. Spell that name in a hurry if you’re not Finnish.

Friday- Moira finally gets around to reading one of the (many) volumes on the family bookshelf that she’s always known all about but never read: Gilbert White’s The Natural History of Selborne.

Mixed media painting of North American red squirrel entitled “Chickaree Confetti” is by Book Fox Jackie .

2 comments on “Coming Up This Week

  1. Leena
    October 16, 2014

    Beautiful painting, Jackie. Mesmerising. I’ve always liked your mixed media works best of all.

  2. Jackie
    October 16, 2014

    Thanks Leena, glad you like it. I think the mixed medias allow me to get more variety in textures, so maybe that shines through?

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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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