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.

Vulpes Libris’ All Time Greats: The Top Ten – No. 2

A repeating  pattern on Vulpes Libris over the last 5 years has been that often the reviews you expect to generate the most interest don’t – and others take you … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

Coraline by Neil Gaiman and P Craig Russell

The Graphic Novel. Review by Sharon Robinson This is a clever, inventive adaptation of a stylish ‘crossover’ novel, in which a young girl discovers an alternative reality to the one … Continue reading

February 5, 2009 · 15 Comments

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

As befitting the recent announcements of Academy Award nominations, we’ve gone a bit Hollywood this week. In addition to featuring a double bill of Neil Gaiman, there’s also dogs, boats … Continue reading

February 1, 2009 · 1 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.)