In Memory of Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
†5 October 2011
Lost faith, went to law school, then to Japan, became a Buddhist, blah, blah, blah. Read more?
Why the Love of Books?
Only in books has mankind known perfect truth, love and beauty.
George Bernard Shaw
A little library, growing larger every year, is an honourable part of a man's history. It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
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The Adventures of Tintin
The Black Island
Tony Blair - A Journey.
Bret Easton Ellis - American Psycho.
Vintage Books, NY (1991)
Ernest Hemingway - Hemingway Short Stories.
The Folio Society, London (1986)
Monthly Archives: October 2011
The Folio Society are offering some new books for this Christmas with some offered at a discount of 20% (I believe only for members). The Christmas Catalogue contains a mix of newly published books, books published last year and a … Continue reading
I received an e-mail yesterday from Amazon.com on my order made on October 6th, 2011, of Steve Jobs—a biography by acclaimed author, Walter Isaacson (author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life which I have in a publication by The Folio Society and Kissinger: A … Continue reading
These are good times to be a member of The Folio Society. I am quite happy that the Production Director on the Limited Editions Programme, Mr Joe Whitlock Blundell has started a blog discussing future limited editions and their progress … Continue reading
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Next year, marks the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’ birth–February 7th, 1812, and we’re joining in for the fun to celebrate ye olde Dickens’ 200th birthday. There is a website up marking the celebration: Dickens 2012, which explains that: Dickens 2012 is … Continue reading
A new limited edition—Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. The Folio Society—Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts, purports to be the account of a voyage by a surgeon and captain, Lemuel Gulliver. In fact, this biting … Continue reading