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.

The Origins of the Universe and What it All Means by Carole Firstman

We humans are good at figuring things out. We’ve figured out why apples fall down instead of up. We’ve figured out that objects are made up of tiny particles, bound … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · 4 Comments

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  ‘Three fine days and a thunderstorm’ – thus did King George the Second perceptively define a British summer in the 18th Century, demonstrating that very little has changed, meteorologically … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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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.)