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  1. The Grasmere Journal

    The Grasmere Journal

    Dorothy Wordsworth

    Illustrated by Georgie Bennett

    £29.95

    An exquisite edition of Dorothy Wordsworth’s journal, famous for its nature writing and invaluable insight into the lives of the Romantic poets.

  2. The House of Borgia

    The House of Borgia

    Christopher Hibbert

    £44.95

    Nepotism, murder and debauchery abound in this gripping portrait of a family that bribed their way to power in Renaissance Italy. The first illustrated edition, this is designed in series with Hibbert’s The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici.

  3. Stasiland

    Stasiland

    Anna Funder

    £36.95

    Blending investigative journalism with the personal approach of a writer both fascinated and appalled by her subject, this is an award-winning portrait of life under ‘one of the most savage surveillance regimes ever known’. With previously unpublished photographs by the author.

Discover the incredible lives of some of the world’s most influential historical figures. The Folio Society publishes a selection of fascinating biography books, from autobiographies of great leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi, to the personal memoirs of ordinary people in extraordinary times. Folio books include carefully researched images and photographs and come with beautiful hardback bindings to create a rare collectable edition.