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.

The Novel in the Viola by Natasha Solomons

At this time of year, I like to suggest books that you might enjoy snuggled up by the fire, with a mug of hot chocolate and hand-knitted socks. This is … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 7 Comments

The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson

This book response is written in the form of a short story. For a discussion of why I am trailing this approach to writing about books see my review of … Continue reading

November 13, 2010 · 8 Comments

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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.)