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.

In Praise of Beachcomber (J B Morton)

It has been a long, grey winter, and I’ve been in great need of some of my favourite vintage humour. Nostalgia is my thing, mainly for the surreally funny columns … Continue reading

March 4, 2011 · 21 Comments

This week on Vulpes Libris:

The weather in the UK at the moment is what is generally referred to as ‘changeable’, veering dramatically between almost spring-like to near-arctic, often within the space of a couple … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · 3 Comments



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