Our new edition of The Tudor Age includes 20 full-colour portraits of some of the great figures of the era. Folio worked closely with author Susan Brigden to select the images, and here she tells the remarkable story behind one of her favourite portraits.
The Earthsea Cycle has been published in many formats, but arguably none more in keeping with Ursula K. Le Guin’s original intentions for her work than the new illustrated series from Folio.
Committing to publishing all six titles in The Earthsea Cycle over the next two years, Publishing Director Tom Walker explores the importance of Ursula K. Le Guin’s writing and why this is such a significant series for Folio.
To celebrate Father’s Day, it’s the turn of fictional dads to take the limelight. From classic novels to dystopia, crime and children’s favourites, there are fun and formidable father figures who stand out on the page and are etched in our memories. Here are a few of our favourites.
Celebrating 50 years of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, we looked at the legacy of Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo’s ‘savage journey’ and spoke to Neil Gower about how he took on the mammoth task of colouring Ralph Steadman’s original illustrations.
Announcing the first in an exciting suite of 75th birthday celebrations, The Folio Society, London publisher of award-winning and beautifully produced illustrated hardback books, available worldwide, announces that entries are open for the launch of the international Folio Book Illustration Award (Folio BIA).
This Folio Life: Bringing The Neverending Story to life
Artist Marie-Alice Harel had always wanted to illustrate The Neverending Story. So, when the commission came up to illustrate the Folio edition, she knew she had to do it – despite her ever-increasing workload! In this blog, Harel explores her inspiration and process illustrating Michael Ende’s magical story.
This Folio Life: The Folio Society’s Reading Room Garden
Reading and nature are tried-and-tested tonics for the hustle and bustle of modern life and something truly magical takes place when they collide. That’s why we are thrilled to sponsor The Folio Society Reading Room Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.
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.