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.

Dismembering the Male: men’s bodies, Britain and the Great War by Joanna Bourke

Showers of lead flying about & big big shells its an unearthy sight to see them drop in amongst human beings.  The cries are terrible, I escaped being hit but … Continue reading

August 3, 2010 · 7 Comments

The Making of Mr. Gray’s Anatomy: Bodies, Books, Fortune, Fame by Ruth Richardson

Reviewed by Caroline Rance A century and a half after its publication, Gray’s Anatomy is a familiar title even to those of us without a medical credential to our name. … Continue reading

March 12, 2009 · 6 Comments

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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.)