Search results for 'terms & conditions'

Results from the store

Everything else

Ear Trumpets & Alternative Bestsellers

Not surprisingly, the highest selling novel was Robert Harris’s Conclave, but the splendid dark horse has been Ysenda Maxtone Graham’s Terms & Conditions: Life in Girls’ Boarding-Schools, 1939-1979, published by Slightly Foxed . . .

‘May I say how delighted I am . . .’

‘I have just received the three volumes that I ordered, Mr Tibbits’s Catholic School, Terms & Conditions and The Real Mrs Miniver. May I say how delighted I am with both the production and the quality of the items. As a long-term devotee of your magazine Slightly Foxed, I shall certainly be making further requests of your books in the future.’

Slightly Foxed Tea & Tattle Podcast

The Tea & Tattle Podcast: A Chat With Slightly Foxed Editors

Slightly Foxed Editors Gail and Hazel talk to Miranda Mills on the Tea & Tattle podcast ‘This week, I’m joined by Gail Pirkis and Hazel Wood, the founders and editors of the literary journal and publishing company, Slightly Foxed. I’m…

Slightly Foxed Summer Bookshop of the Quarter: The Leaping Hare, Wyken Vineyards

Bookshop of the Quarter: Summer 2017

The Wyken Estate, just outside Bury St Edmunds, encompasses a vineyard, beautiful gardens, a restaurant, a café, a farmers’ market, an extensive country store and, notably, a bookshop. Carla Carlisle came to Wyken when she married her husband Kenneth in 1986. She set about diversifying the farm and it has thrived ever since.

The Oldie Literary Lunch, Ysenda Maxtone Graham

The Oldie Literary Lunch

Ysenda Maxtone Graham spoke alongside writers Martin Bell and Clover Stroud over a three-course literary lunch at the Savile Club on 6 June.

Slightly Foxed Interview Tea & Tattle

A Chat With Ysenda Maxtone Graham

‘In this episode, I’m interviewing the writer Ysenda Maxtone Graham on her recently published book, Terms & Conditions: Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools, 1939-1979. I read this book after being invited to Ysenda’s book launch at Daunt Books, and once…

Daunt Books Spring Festival 2017

Daunt Books Spring Festival 2017

Matrons, Maths and Midnight Feasts: Ysenda Maxtone Graham took part in the Daunt Books Spring Festival, talking about harsh matrons, freezing dormitories and appalling food in the company of journalist Allison Pearson on Thursday 16 March

Ysenda Maxtone Graham Interview Radio Gorgeous

Ysenda Maxtone Graham on Radio Gorgeous

‘Lashings of jolly japes, inedible food, schoolgirl crushes . . . but no education!  A captivating book reveals what really used to happen at girls’ boarding schools. Author Ysenda Maxtone Graham tells us about her bestselling book: Terms & Conditions: Life…

Slightly Foxed Spring Launch Party John Sandoe Books

Spring 2017 Launch Party

Slightly Foxed & John Sandoe Books We celebrated the launch of the Spring issue of Slightly Foxed and Slightly Foxed Edition no. 37, Hilary Mantel’s haunting memoir Giving up the Ghost . . . Tuesday 7 March 2017

Slightly Foxed by Quentin Blake

Attended by the Seasons

The year is almost over, and what a year it’s been – from a sad goodbye to our bookshop in January to a very jolly 50th issue celebration in June. Now we’re delighted to be ending our 13th year on a high with a…

Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Terms & Conditions, Plain Foxed Edition

Old Girls and Very Old Girls

I went to a girls’ boarding-school in 1972. It was only for an afternoon. I’d been staying with a friend for half-term and we stopped on our way into London to drop her older sister back at school. I can’t remember which it was. Wycombe Abbey? Cobham Hall? Or Benenden, then of matchless fame for the education of Princess Anne? Though I’d never actually been inside a boarding-school, I knew all about them from books like Third Form at Malory Towers by the evidence-based historian, as I supposed she was, Enid Blyton.

November News: Old Girls & Very Old Girls

Old Girls and Very Old Girls Ordinarily at this time of year the Slightly Foxed office would be a haven of calm. With the autumn quarterly behind us and a month to go until the winter issue and SFE are…

Coming this Nov. Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Terms & Conditions

Hooray for School!

‘When I asked a group of girls who had been at Hatherop Castle in the 1960s whether the school had had a lab in those days they gave me a blank look. “A laboratory?” I expanded, hoping to jog their…

Ysenda Maxtone Graham

Ysenda Maxtone Graham has written widely for many newspapers and magazines, as features writer, book reviewer and columnist. Among other books, Ysenda is the author of The Real Mrs Miniver, Slightly Foxed Edition No. 21, and Mr Tibbits's Catholic School, our first Slightly Foxed Paperback. She lives in London with her husband and their three sons.

Terms & Conditions

General Terms & Conditions This site and accompanying material is owned by Slightly Foxed Ltd. of 53 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB UK. If you have any queries about these terms and conditions or if you have any comments or…

Returns & Subscription Cancellation Policy

Returns & Refund Policy If you wish to exercise your legal rights to reject goods which are damaged or imperfect, you must either return them in person to where you bought them, or post them back to us. In this…

Press Releases & Media Information

Press releases and new title information   Bart van Es wins the 2018 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Cut Out Girl The Gift of Good Reading A Country Doctor’s Commonplace Book A Ronald Welch Original: The Road…

Slightly Foxed Editions

These classic memoirs, each published in a limited and hand-numbered hardback pocket edition of 2,000 copies, are a unique window on other times and other lives. Elegantly bound in cloth, with coloured endpapers, silk head- and tailband and ribbon marker, these charming small…