This Folio Life: On Rereading Sappho

Posted on 06/03/2019

Part of preparing our edition of Sappho’s poetry involved engaging two separate proofreaders, both of whom were competent readers of Ancient Greek, to check both the Greek text and the English transla …

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This Folio Life: The journey behind the artwork of Anansi Boys

Posted on 15/02/2019

Our new edition of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys is everything I hope for in a Folio edition, and is the result of years of exceptional creative endeavour from everyone involved. From the author to the ed …

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Press Release: The Book of the New Sun

Posted on 23/05/2019

The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolfe Introduced by Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Sam Weber ‘A masterpiece. Gene Wolfe is a wizard, a torturer, frightening, delightful. Beware! This is magic stuff!’ ursula …

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Press Release: Italian Folktales

Posted on 01/05/2019

Italian Folktales Compiled, edited and introduced by Italo Calvin Preface by Guillermo del Toro Illustrated by Gérard DuBois Translated by George Martin ‘The book is, I think, impossible to recommend …

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Press Release: Sophie’s World

Posted on 01/05/2019

Sophie’s World Jostein Gaarder Preface by the author Illustrated by Sandra Rilova Translated by Paulette Møller ‘Not until this special edition of Sophie’s World by The Folio Society does the written …

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Press Release: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Posted on 01/05/2019

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Agatha Christie Introduced by Sophie Hannah Illustrated by Andrew Davidson ‘Makes breathless reading from first to the unexpected last’ The Observer Proclaimed by the Crime …

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