Folio Prize

The Folio Prize is a literary award sponsored by the London-based publisher The Folio Society. It is given to an English language book of fiction published in the UK by an author from any country. The prize remuneration is GB£40,000. It was initially called the "Literature Prize" as a placeholder until a sponsor could be found, then the Folio Prize, named for the Folio Society, a publisher of special editions of classic literature.

 

2015 selection

Family Life: A Novel

Folio Prize 2015

by Akhil Sharma

Winner of the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award

"Gorgeously tender at its core…beautiful, heartstopping…Family Life really blazes." —Sonali Deraniyagala, New York Times Book Review Hailed as a "supreme...


2014 selection

Tenth of December: Stories

Folio Prize 2014, Story Prize 2013

by George Saunders

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

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