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Brief Lives book

Brief Lives

John Aubrey

Witty, tantalising and illuminating, John Aubrey’s great classic of biography allows a glimpse into a fascinating era, while humanising great figures of history such as Shakespeare, Francis Bacon and Thomas Hobbes.

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Conrad's Congo book

Conrad's Congo

Joseph Conrad

Unique to Folio, this collection explores the genesis of Heart of Darkness. With an introduction by Conrad expert J. H. Stape and contemporary photographs.

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The Diary of a Country Parson book

The Diary of a Country Parson

The Reverend James Woodforde

An idyllic existence brought to life in the famously charming diary of Parson Woodforde.

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John Adams book

John Adams

James Grant

John Adams - revolutionist, political theorist. One of four acclaimed biographies of America's Founding Fathers in a superb Folio collection.

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Great Contemporaries book

Great Contemporaries

Winston S. Churchill

Written before he became prime minister, Churchill’s canny and witty insights on the great figures of the day remain entertaining and illuminating.

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In Cold Blood book

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote

Capote’s masterpiece of suspense was an immediate sensation when it was serialised in the New Yorker in 1965. Our edition, introduced by Rupert Thomson, includes rare courtroom photographs.

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Letters To Vicky book

Letters To Vicky

Edited by Andrew Roberts

Queen Victoria was 39 when her daughter Vicky left home as the bride of Prince Frederick of Prussia. Edited by Andrew Roberts for The Folio Society, this edition of their extraordinary correspondence provides an unparalleled insight into the lives and times of two queens.

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Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb  book

Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

François-René de Chateaubriand

Chateaubriand requested that his memoirs remain unpublished until after his death lest he be forced to be ‘less frank and truthful’. The result is a hugely entertaining autobiography, providing a vivid picture of France during the most tumultuous period of her history.

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With Napoleon in Russia 1812 book

With Napoleon in Russia 1812

Lieutenant Heinrich Vossler

A compelling and honest account of one of the most infamously devastating conflicts in war history, told by an officer serving in Napoleon’s army.

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Nicholas and Alexandra book

Nicholas and Alexandra

Robert K. Massie

Illness and intrigue both proved deadly to the last Russian royal family. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Robert K. Massie reveals the tragic circumstances behind their infamous downfall.

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The Oregon Trail               book

The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman

The book of Parkman's youth and one of the first great chronicles of the American West, The Oregon Trail remains the most popular of all his works.

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Ring of Bright Water book

Ring of Bright Water

Gavin Maxwell

Gavin Maxwell’s beloved memoir about life with otters is published here with previously unseen colour photographs.

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Shakespeare book

Shakespeare

Anthony Burgess

Novelist and linguist Anthony Burgess’s study paints a fascinating portrait of a man who is both one of history’s most famous figures, and one of its biggest mysteries.

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Travels with Herodotus book

Travels with Herodotus

Ryszard Kapuściński

From the civil wars in Africa to revolutions in the Middle East, in the Cold War if there was a major news story Ryszard Kapuściński was there, always with a copy of Herodotus' Histories in his luggage. In this fascinating memoir Kapuściński compares his experiences with those of Herodotus writing over fifteen hundred years before him.

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Wind, Sand & Stars book

Wind, Sand & Stars

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

A captivating memoir of the early days of flight, by the author of The Little Prince, with an introduction by Cecil Lewis.

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