Each issue of Slightly Foxed offers 96 pages of lively personal recommendations for books of lasting interest – books, including fiction and non-fiction, that have stood the test of time and have left their mark on the people who write about them.View the Spring 2023 issue
Slightly Foxed brings back forgotten voices through its Slightly Foxed and Plain Foxed Editions, a series of beautifully produced little pocket hardback reissues of classic memoirs, all of them absorbing and highly individual. For younger bookworms – and nostalgic older ones too – there’s the Slightly Foxed Cubs series, in which we’ve reissued a number of classic nature and historical novels. Our online bookshop also includes a carefully-curated selection of titles from other publishers’ lists.View Books
Whether you’re in search of a present for a bookish friend or relative, or a treat for yourself, Slightly Foxed offers a range of book-related merchandise, including cloth-bound notebooks, sturdy and good-looking book bags, beautifully crafted bookcases, shelves and bookends, handy bookplates featuring a specially-commissioned woodcut and a number of illustrated bookmarks, postcards and seasonal greetings cards.View Goods
Almost everything listed on our website can be sent to you, or directly to a gift recipient together with a hand-written gift card. The office is well-stocked with smart gift cards, reams of brown wrapping paper and foxed ribbon. For last-minute gifts, we can send an e-gift card in advance of sending the subscription or item. You can arrange to do this during the checkout process.
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The independent-minded quarterly magazine that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it's more like having a well-read friend than a subscription to a literary review.
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Slightly Foxed and The Biographers’ Club are delighted to announce that the joint winners of the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2022, chosen by judges Alan Samson, Lucy Scholes and Anne Sebba, are Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne by Katherine Rundell and The Go-Between: A Portrait of Growing Up Between Different Worlds by Osman Yousefzada.
As Mothering Sunday approaches in the UK and Ireland (those of you in the rest of the world have a little more time!), we thought some of you may appreciate a few bookish gift ideas for the ‘most remarkable’ women in your lives, be they mother or grandmother figures – or any fellow booklover or, indeed, yourself!
All items can be wrapped in handsome brown paper, tied up with our cream ribbon and sent directly to recipient, or to you to hand over in person. If you’re worried about delivery times, or if you’re cutting it a little fine when placing your order, you can choose to have an instant gift card sent to you by email or directly to the recipient.
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