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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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  • This Folio Life: Meeting the Strugatsky Brothers

    In this blog, Former Publisher of Orion Publishing Group and Chair of Gollancz, Malcolm Edwards, tells the fascinating story of meeting Arkady and Boris Strugatsky at the 1987 World Science Fiction convention in Brighton, on their last trip outside of Russia.

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  • Illustration by David Palumbo for The Farseer Trilogy, The Folio Society 2020

    This Folio Life: Fantasy Folios with Robin Hobb

    From Tolkienites to Potterheads and from Thronies to Tributes, fantasy fans are an extraordinary, passionate, creative and loyal force. In short, a Folio force. With author Robin Hobb, this blog explores the joy of owning a favourite fantasy novel in a Folio edition.

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  • Colouring the Rainbow

    Maria Tatar, John L. Loeb Professor of Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University, falls under the spell of illustrations as she explores their unique ability ...

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