Month: February 2014

Don’t talk to me about life!

Posted on 28/02/2014

Jon Canter, introducer of Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams, refers to himself as a ‘comedy butler’, having written for some of Britain’s finest comedians, including Dawn French, Step …

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Don't talk to me about life!

Posted on 28/02/2014

Jon Canter, introducer of Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams, refers to himself as a ‘comedy butler’, having written for some of Britain’s finest comedians, including Dawn French, Step …

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Friday, 21 February 2014

Posted on 21/02/2014

I was introduced to The Herefordshire Pomona by a Folio member, met by chance at an exhibition. It is a masterpiece of chromolithography, and the loveliest fruit book I’ve ever seen. We are embarking …

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My Library

Posted on 19/02/2014

Former Editorial Director Sue Bradbury takes us on a tour of her bookshelves and describes how important books are to her home. I cannot imagine living without books. They are the best company in the …

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Illustrating Fear and Trembling

Posted on 14/02/2014

Paul Scheruebel’s illustrations for our edition of Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling are some of the most unconventional and arresting in our latest selection of books. Scheruebel has taken the central …

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Folio Prize Shortlist Announced

Posted on 10/02/2014

This morning at the British Library, the judges of the 2014 Folio Prize, headed by Chair Lavinia Greenlaw, announced the eight titles on the much-anticipated inaugural shortlist. As supporters of The …

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