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.

Un Lun Dun by China Mieville

Un Lun Dun is the first young adult novel by China Mieville who is well-established as a writer of fantasy and alternate reality fiction for adults, including Embassytown, Pardido Street … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 6 Comments

Raz Godelnik from Eco-Libris talks about the future of the book.

I’m co-founder and CEO of Eco-Libris, but first and foremost I’m the son of a librarian. Growing up in a house full of books and spending many hours in the … Continue reading

September 9, 2008 · 11 Comments

Thursday Soapbox. Pulp Fiction: Books and the Environment (Part 1)

Part of our Wilderness Week series. I volunteered to do a piece about books and the environment for our Wilderness Week. I thought it would be relatively simple. I usually … Continue reading

April 24, 2008 · 17 Comments



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