Month: September 2013

The Folio Society at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Posted on 24/09/2013

We were delighted to support the Edinburgh Book Festival for the third consecutive year, this time as a headline sponsor. Our sponsored events featured acclaimed writers Ma Jian and Colm Tóibín, and B …


Friday, 13 September 2013

Posted on 13/09/2013

I had a visit yesterday from Charles van Sandwyk, who has come over from Vancouver to research his latest project. This collection of objects I found on my desk after he left gives some clues as to wh …


Seamus Heaney 1939-2013

Posted on 03/09/2013

Seamus Heaney, 1970.(© Simon Garbutt) The outpouring of tributes to Seamus Heaney, who died at the age of 74 on 30 August following a short illness, are befitting of a man  possessed of both a down-to …