This Folio Life: American Gods

Posted on 09/03/2017

American Gods – considered by many to be Neil Gaiman’s masterpiece – is one of Folio’s most anticipated publications. It comes just ahead of the long-awaited TV adaptation, but the novel, first publis …

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Book Illustration Competition: Paul Cox

Posted on 05/01/2017

Paul Cox talks about the impact of the competition on his career as an illustrator. “The Folio Society originally ran a competition within the Royal College of Art illustration department. The annual …

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Tuesday, 4th October 2016

Posted on 23/11/2016

Last week I drove with my colleague Christine to Bayeux, with the prototype of our new edition of The Bayeux Tapestry loaded in the back of the car. As those who read my earlier blog posts will rememb …

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Friday, 19th February 2016

Posted on 19/02/2016

I spent much of the week before last in airports and railway stations. First destination was Stuttgart, where I press-passed the illustrations for H. G. Wells’s The Door in the Wall. Given the huge co …

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Friday, 8th January 2016

Posted on 08/01/2016

It has been a momentous week, with one major project finally coming to an end, and another getting under weigh. Just before Christmas, this imposing crate was delivered by a specialist fine art shippe …

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Thursday, 29 October 2015

Posted on 29/10/2015

A few weeks ago I went to Bayeux for the first time. Culinary considerations aside, the main objective was of course the Tapestry, and I was bowled over. The sheer length (70 metres is really very lon …

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Press Release: Lord Peter Views the Body

Posted on 09/03/2017

Lord Peter Views the Body Dorothy L. Sayers Introduced by Jill Paton Walsh Illustrated by Paul Cox   ‘Dorothy L. Sayers is in a class by herself’ chicago herald tribune Dorothy L. Sayers was one …

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Press Release: Revelations of Divine Love

Posted on 09/03/2017

Revelations of Divine Love Julian of Norwich Translated by Barry Windeatt Introduced by Graham James, Bishop of Norwich Calligraphy by Gemma Black ‘What may well be the most important work of Christia …

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Press Release: Ten Days That Shook the World

Posted on 09/03/2017

Ten Days That Shook the World John Reed Preface by John Simpson Introduced by A. J. P. Taylor Foreword by V. I. Lenin ‘Reed’s book is not only the best account of theBolshevik Revolution, it comes nea …

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Press Release: The Life of Thomas More

Posted on 09/03/2017

The Life of Thomas More Peter Ackroyd Introduced by Diarmaid MacCulloch ‘A marvellously vivid biography. Ackroyd has an excellent visual sense and a sharp eye for the particularities of daily existenc …

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