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.

What VL Has Meant to Me

When my friend Leena invited me to join a group of book lovers who reviewed what they read, I was thrilled and also a bit intimidated. Leena herself is an … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · 13 Comments

Coming Up on VL This Week-Our Anniversary

This is a festive week for us, as it contains our website’s 10th Anniversary, something that astonishes quite a few of the Foxes. In honor of the event, we have … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

In conversation with Brendan Walsh, literary editor, The Tablet

  I have been reviewing books for The Tablet – Britain’s second oldest weekly paper, and a Catholic literary institution – since 2013. As a newcomer in every sense, I … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

A Bit of Lit Debate for a Lazy Sunday

Looking for a little literary debate to liven up this lazy Sunday afternoon? Why not check out Are All Opinions Equal? by Shelf Love asking what it is that makes … Continue reading

January 23, 2011 · 2 Comments

Vulpes Controversial: What Makes a Good Review?

On the week of the site’s 2 year anniversary, RosyB revisits a few past Vulpes’ controversies to answer the question…What Makes a Good Review? Back in the dim and distant … Continue reading

October 24, 2009 · 9 Comments



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