Folio News : January 2011

Jo Shapcott wins Costa Book of the Year Award for Of Mutability

Prize goes to a work of poetry for second year running

This is an exciting month for poetry. The coveted Costa Book of the Year award has been presented to Jo Shapcott ...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Folio books inspire beautiful cover designs at the Designer Bookbinders competition

After last year's success with Gogol, new creative ideas for The Songlines

Entries are now being welcomed for the annual competition run by the Designer Bookbinders, a society dedicated to fostering and promoting the work of British bookbinders. Entry is open to all bind...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

New film adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff's classic novel

The Eagle released 11 February in US and Canada, 25 March in UK

Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald has directed a new adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff's classic children's novel The Eagle of the Ninth. Filmed as The Eagle and starring Channi...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

New Folio Podcast: Folk Tales of Britain

Listen to Gilbert Wynne reading from this magnificent new compendium

For those with an interest in myths and legends, our latest podcast will prove a real treat. The new three-volume edition of Katharine M. Briggs's landmark compendium, ...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

The Selected Poems of Robert Frost in the TLS

Folio edition - and introducer - feature in the Christmas and New Year issue

Just published in December, our edition of The Selected Poems of Robert Frost, introduced by Paul Muldoon, features in The Times Literary Supplement's prestigious Christmas and N...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011

Folio picture researcher in award shortlist

Julie McMahon honoured in Longman/History Today award for work on Stalingrad

The Folio Society's Julie McMahon has been shortlisted for Historical Picture Researcher of the Year in the Longman/History Today Awards for her work on the Folio Society edition of Anton...read more

last modified: Mon, Sep 12th 2011
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