Folio News : November 2009

John le Carré season on BBC Radio 4

Karla trilogy begins with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

A major dramatisation of John le Carré’s ‘Karla Trilogy’, starring Simon Russell Beale (pictured right) as George Smiley, is being broadcast on Radio 4. The first episode of Tinker Tailo...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Praise for Folio edition of Lord of the Flies

Author's daughter 'delighted' with result

Judy Carver, daughter of the late William Golding, has just written to us to say how pleased she is with the Folio edition of her father's most famous book, and makes particular mention of Sam Web...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Exceptional viewing of the St Albans Psalter

Until 24 January 2010 in Hildesheim, Germany

Produced in the great English scriptorium at St Albans Abbey in the 12th century, the St Albans Psalter is the finest flower of the English Romanesque. Richly gilded on every page, with luminous p...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

The craftsmen who create our limited editions

Insights into the work of The Fine Book Bindery

We'd like to draw attention to the website of The Fine Book Bindery, based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. This remarkable company and their skilled bookbinders contributed so much to the suc...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Folio's first podcast now live

Commentary on new limited edition, The Fitzwilliam Book of Hours

We are pleased to announce the very first Folio Society podcast to accompany the launch of our new limited edition facsimile, The Fitzwilliam Book of Hours. MS 1058-1975 is one of the great treasu...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Folio member edits translation of Vincent van Gogh's Letters

More news just in about the magnificent new 6-volume edition of Vincent Van Gogh: The Letters. It has just come to our attention that Michael Hoyle, Translation Editor of the English edit...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

The letters of Vincent Van Gogh

Exhibition comes to London, January 2010

Vincent Van Gogh lived for only 37 years. It seems an absurdly short time in which to fit the creation of so many masterpieces, and not just masterpieces of art. Despite his reputation as an unsta...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011
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