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.

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

Coming up on Vulpes Libris

It’s quite the mix of themes this week on VL: from Rembrandt to Romance via war, love and politics. On Monday, Jackie looks at How Rembrandt Reveals Your Beautiful, Imperfect … Continue reading

March 14, 2010 · 1 Comment



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