Folio News : October 2009

A new BBC Radio 4 series celebrates forgotten classics

BBC Radio 4 has asked ten of Britain's leading authors to select books which they feel have achieved 'classic' status but which have fallen out of fashion or even out of print. Each author will pu...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám now sold out

Our fastest-selling limited edition ever

In record-breaking time, our limited edition of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - launched in late September - has now sold out. The entire limitation of 1,000 was snapped up much more quickl...read more
last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

The Folio Society at the Frankfurt Book Fair

A Folio first as we join over 7,000 exhibitors at the world's largest book fair

For five days from 14 October, more than 7,300 exhibitors from 100 countries and nearly 300,000 visitors made their way to the world's largest book fair, in Frankfurt, Germany. Opened by Chancello...read more

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Man Booker winner takes Folio book as inspiration

Hilary Mantel cites Thomas Wolsey: his Life and Death

The Booker Prize judge Michael Prodger has drawn our attention to an article by Hilary Mantel in The Guardian in which she discusses her inspiration for her winning novel Wolf Hallread more

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Wolf Hall wins Man Booker Prize

Congratulations to Hilary Mantel, winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize for her novel Wolf Hall. Set in Tudor England, it is a fictional retelling of the life of Thomas Cromwell, advisor to...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Robert Frank exhibition opens at the Metropolitan Museum

Rarely reproduced photographs in Folio edition of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road

on the roadA major exhibition devoted to Robert Fra...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Kelmscott Chaucer at the William Morris Gallery

Folio facsimile on display alongside original

A copy of the Folio Society facsimile edition of the Kelmscott Chaucer has gone on display at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, north-east London, where an original edition is held.

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last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

New Exhibition in The Folio Society Gallery at the British Library

Opening night reception of 'In a Bloomsbury Square: T. S. Eliot the Publisher'

The British Library's exhibition celebrating T. S. Eliot as publisher, opened its doors on 14 September in The Folio Society Gallery.

As a poet, playwright and critic, Eliot's influenc...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011
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