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.

Easter break for Vulpes Libris

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIt IS Spring out there. Really, it is. It’s pouring with rain, but the rain is soft, the air is mild, the flowers are beginning to bring colour to the black earth, the birds are singing in the evening. We had a bat flittering round the garden a couple of weeks ago too. The Foxes are taking their Easter break to roll in the grass and chase some books.

We’ll be back on Sunday 12 April with the details of our latest investigation, on alternative publishing: how to do it, who does it, how it works, and what it’s really like. Till then, we invite you to read books about eggs, chocolates, the return of life to a hopeful world, and the wonder of seasons changing.


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.

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This entry was posted on March 29, 2015 by in Coming up this week, Entries by Kate.



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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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