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Folio’s Filmic Delights For Self-Isolation

There’s never been a better time to lose yourself in a good book, and this Spring The Folio Society is offering up a embarrassment of riches, from James Bond (The Spy Who Loved Me) to Anne Bronte (The Tennent of Wildfell Hall)....
 
 
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Hit Series Gets The Folio Treatment

If you’re a fan of Epix’s dark-comedy Get Shorty—which has just been renewed for a third season—then the Folio Society’s new edition of Elmore Leonard’s crime-aper is sure to hit the spot. While the 1995 film, staring John Trav...

 
 
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  Catch 22: Read Before You View

This May, Joseph Heller’s dark, anti-war satire, Catch 22, gets the mini-series treatment, produced, directed, and starring George Clooney.  While ostensibly about World War II, Heller actually wrote Catch 22 as a criticism of ...
 
 
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Book To Small Screen

This Autumn, The Folio Society releases 19 beautiful new volumes, from chill-inducing Horror Stories to timely editions of James Cook’s fascinating Journals and Max Hasting’s Bomber Command— both Cook and the RAF have anniversa...

 
 
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Space Odyssey Celebrates Fifty Years On Top

It was fifty years ago this year, that director Stanley Kubrick’s seminal film 2001: A Space Odyssey was first released. Based on a screenplay written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, the ground-breaking film was inspired...
 
 
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I Am Legend: New Edition

Richard Matheson was rightly regarded as one of the three speculative fiction greats, alongside Bradbury and Asimov. Over a career that spanned 50 years, Matheson’s quiet wit and inimitable prose inspired both authors and filmm...

 
 
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Children’s Classic Comes To The Big Screen

Meg Murry, bespectacled, gangly and an outcast at school, desperately misses her father, a quantum physicist who has mysteriously disappeared. But when she and her precocious little brother, Charles Wallace, meet ancient shape-...
 
 
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Folio Society Celebrates Lovecraft

This Summer, The Folio Society continues its tradition of publishing classic editions of classic books with some striking additions to its catalogue. The theme is very much Old Gods and Monsters with – for the first time ...

 
 
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Christmas Epics On The Page

This Christmas, the Folio Society offers book lovers the chance to share some of the world’s most well-loved tales with their family and friends. A staggering seventeen new Folio editions have been released for Christmas and th...
 
 
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Folio Focusses On Sci-Fi

From Asimov, to Aldiss, to Philip K. Dick… many of us now know the works of the world’s greatest science fiction authors though film and TV adaptations of their work. However, this month the Folio Society releases two brand new...