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.

Baking Cakes in Kilgali by Gaile Parkin

One of my most frequent expressions in reviews is to say something is “a quiet little novel”, and this one is, but it’s also full of depth, in a way … Continue reading

May 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

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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