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  • Illustrating The Innocents Abroad

    Award-winning illustrator James Albon captured the eccentricities of Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad with a series of stylish colour and black-and-white lino-cuts. Here, Albon shares his artistic process and how he approached this exciting project.

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  • Top 10 Summer Reads for 2023

    Like bread and butter, rhythm and blues, and shoes and socks, summer and books are perfect partners. So, if you’re looking for easy holiday reads … look no further. Here’s a selection of Folio fiction and non-fiction favourites that will take you on literary journeys while you bask in the sun. And, if you haven’t taken a Folio book to the beach before, don’t worry. Keep it tucked in your bag while you’re not reading and take it out to enjoy the ultimate holiday reading experience. From road trips and boat trips to dragons and demon barbers, there’s a summer read for everyone.

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  • An interview with Shreya Gupta

    When the chance came to work on Jhumpa Lahiri's Pulitzer Prize-winning Interpreter of Maladies, illustrator Shreya Gupta didn't have to be asked twice. In our latest blog, we spoke to Gupta about her process, what inspires her and how she undertook this exciting commission.

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  • The Folio Library

    Alice Ford-Smith has been the Folio librarian since 2007. Working behind the scenes, Alice catalogues and describes each new edition, to keep a complete and up-to-date record of every Folio book published. Here, she talks about her fascinating role in more detail. 

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  • The Folio Book Illustration Award 2023 | Longlist Revealed

    We are thrilled to announce the longlist for the Folio Book Illustration Award 2023! 733 illustrators from 58 countries entered, and 20 outstanding entries have been selected for the longlist. This free-to-enter award asked entrants to illustrate a single scene from Ursula Le Guin's The Fliers of Gy.

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