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.

H is for Horse

I called her. I had lost hope in her coming but I called her all the same. And she flew to me. She flew like a promise finally kept. She … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald

This book has knocked me sideways. I cannot remember the last time I read a book that was so deeply felt, and deeply thought, nor one I read with so … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 12 Comments

Coming Up on Vulpes Libris

It’s autumn now – leaves are turning, the season is beautiful but melancholy. Any day now, the Harvest Moon will be up (almost a misnomer these days, with so much … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 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.)