This week at Midas: 25th-29th September

picture compilation from round-up of news

Our round-up of Midas announcements from the week:


Folio Society’s The Complete Plays

Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare’s First Folio, The Folio Society unveiled a traditionally-crafted landmark limited edition collection of Shakespeare’s The Complete Plays with only 1000 copies on sale at £1000 each. Each copy is meticulously hand-made by dedicated experts passionate about artisan bookmaking and will be signed by artist and illustrator, Neil Packer, with a foreword by Dame Judi Dench and an introduction by Gregory Doran. These copies are selling fast, but you can still purchase yours today by following this link.



Cliveden Literary Festival

Held this upcoming weekend at the esteemed Cliveden House in Berkshire, the Cliveden Literary Festival is a renowned platform for engaging discussions. This year’s festival presents captivating dialogues with prominent authors and intellectuals, along with thought-provoking panel discussions covering a wide array of contemporary issues. The topics range from current events, politics, and history to business and more, making it a diverse and stimulating event. Ticket sales end soon but you can still get yours by clicking this link.



Derek Landy’s #BadMagicTour

Derek Landy kicked off his #BadMagicTour to celebrate his inaugural Skulduggery Pleasant graphic novel. With unbridled energy and enthusiasm, we saw Derek in his element, greeting fans, at his first book signing stop – Forbidden Planet Megastore, London – on Thursday. Join us on this exciting literary adventure and secure your tickets today!



Ken Costa’s The 100 Trillion Dollar Wealth Transfer

Ken Costa’s urgent exploration into how Gen Z’s focus on ethics, climate change and purpose will transform capitalism is finally out and available to purchase via this link. On Thursday night we saw Ken virtually launch his book The 100 Trillion Dollar Wealth Transfer with a discussion around the unprecedented wealth transfer from the ‘baby boomer’ generation to the young. Ken was joined by fellow speakers: Jessica Elgot, Piers Birmingham and Timi Merriman-Johnson, who discussed and questioned whether Zennials will be the ones to make or break Capitalism?



Joel Holland’s London Shopfronts

This week Joel Holland’s love letter to London’s most cherished shops celebrating the city’s past and present, as well as its diversity and vivaciousness, saw its launch party at Frequency Coffee. Published by Prestel Publishing, you can purchase your copy of Holland’s illustrated work by clicking this link.




Oxford University Press (OUP) launches new Oxford Revise series

In its ongoing commitment to promoting fairness in revision support, OUP introduced the ground-breaking Oxford Revise series. As part of this initiative, any school in England making a direct order from OUP will be eligible to receive 20% of all English Language and Maths Oxford Revise guides at no cost. This provision empowers teachers to distribute guides to students they believe would gain the most from them.



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