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Quentin Blake to illustrate Folio Society edition of Riddley Walker

The Folio Society has published 1,000 limited editions of Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban with illustrations by Sir Quentin Blake and a postscript from the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio’s Carroll service named Book of the Year

The Folio Society took home three British Book Design & Production Awards last night, including the ceremony’s top award, with a string of smaller and niche operations also lauded for their bold approaches to publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin leads British Book Design Award nominations

The 2016 British Book Design and Production Awards finalists have been revealed, with publisher Penguin leading the nominations with six titles on the shortlist, followed closely by Pan Macmillan (five), with strong showings from The Folio Society (four titles), Frances Lincoln and Little Tiger... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Society launches series of Collectables

The Folio Society is launching a new series of books called Folio Collectables. The series will feature soft-bound covers and bold new designs of best-loved classics.  The range is intended to be highly collectable - and giftable - available in time for Christmas 2015, selling for an r.r.p of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Society drops prize sponsorship

The Folio Society has confirmed it will not renew its title sponsorship of The Folio Prize after completing its initial two-year agreement with the award. The prize, known as the Literature Prize before The Folio Society agreed to sponsor it, is now on the hunt for a new sponsor, and hopes to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twelve redundancies at The Folio Society

Twelve members of staff left The Folio Society in January, the publishing house has confirmed.  A spokesperson said the job losses came as a result of a "fundamental restructure" of the company, with The Folio Society now employing a total of 58 people. The job losses came from marketing,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McConochie wins Book Illustration Competition

David McConochie has won the fifth annual Book Illustration Competition, beating nearly 400 other entries. The Book Illustration Competition is a partnership between The Folio Society and the House of Illustration gallery in London. McConochie was presented with his prize, a commission worth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Transitioning' Folio scrapes into profit

Sales at The Folio Society fell by almost a quarter in the year to the end of August 2014, compared to the year before, results for the 12-month period show. However the company made a small profit, after losing nearly £3m the previous year. In accounts filed on Companies House this week, The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Holdings Board to assume Gavron's role

The non-executive Folio Holdings Board is to assume responsibility for the role the late Lord Gavron played as Chairman of The Folio Society, it has been confirmed. Gavron died this weekend at the age of 84. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lord Gavron dies

Lord Gavron, owner of The Folio Society and Carcanet Press, has died at the age of 84. Gavron's death, thought to be caused by a heart attack suffered on Saturday (7th February) after playing tennis, comes just ahead of the announcement of the shortlist for the second Folio Prize, to be made... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Society Tries To Raise Its Profile

Over the past 65 years, the Folio Society, a London-based publisher, has released nearly 2,000 titles, most artfully designed, updated reissues of modern classics and works from the canon with an emphasis on packaging, typography, and illustration. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saunders’ “Tenth of December” Wins Inaugural Folio Prize

George Saunders has been announced as the winner of The Folio Prize 2014 for Tenth of December (Bloomsbury), sponsored by The Folio Society. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redundancies at Folio as model shifts

The Folio Society is going through its "biggest change in history", leading to the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio partners with Harrods

The Folio Society has partnered with Harrods, the first time it has sold books beyond its own... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New book prize unveils sponsor

The Folio Society is unveiled as the sponsor of new £40,000 literary award which will hand out its first accolade in 2014. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio to sponsor Literature Prize; stellar Academy revealed

The Folio Society has been announced as sponsor of the Literature Prize, the new award co-founded... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Total Media wins account for the Folio Society

The Folio Society has awarded its media account to Total Media, as the 64-year-old publisher tries to overcome the market challenges presented by ebooks. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Illustrated Palazzo to celebrate 200 years of Austen

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 15:25 Bath-based independent Palazzo is to publish illustrated editions of Jane Austen's novels to mark the bicentenary of their original publication. The Bath Bicentenary Editions will launch with Sense and Sensibility, first... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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