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.

Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer by C. S. Lewis

I worked for the Bodleian, in Reader Services, for seven or eight years (part-time), and one thing I noticed was that C. S. Lewis was very popular among visiting American … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 6 Comments

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

Daffodils mean Spring, and it seems to be a wonderful year for them – such a show they are putting on everywhere. Today’s image therefore says Spring to me – … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Warning: there are SPOILERS in this review of┬áthe seventh and last of the Harry Potter novels by J K Rowling. It’s written assuming that you know roughly what has happened … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 7 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.)