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.

100 Stories for Haiti/Toussaint Louverture for beginners

100 stories for Haiti: assessing the middle man … (Review by Anne Brooke) 100 Stories for Haiti is a unique collection of stories bound together by paper and glue and … Continue reading

May 12, 2010 · 11 Comments

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

Nobody can say the Foxes are averse to tackling the big questions.  Topics this week include Lenin and violence, Haiti and charity, first novels, vast novels and one of Russia’s … Continue reading

May 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

We Did Nothing: Why the Truth Doesn’t Always Come Out When the UN Goes In, by Linda Polman (trans. Rob Bland)

Article by Gwilym John Dutch radio and newspaper journalist Linda Polman reported from some of the most notorious conflicts that defined the early to mid 1990s. This book is constructed … Continue reading

March 17, 2010 · 9 Comments



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