The Moor

Lives, Landscape & Literature

Book of the Month over on Caught by the River, The Moor is William Atkins' deeply personal journey across our nation's most forbidding terrain - part-travelogue, part-natural history. Take a look at the dedicated site for more on The Moor.

Eimear McBride

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

Eimear McBride's A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is the winner of the inaugural Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. The book that got the Baileys judges 'talking and thinking and arguing' has also won the Goldsmiths Prize and the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year.

Real Readers | Apple Tree Yard

Submit Your Reviews for a Reader's Edition

This July we’re publishing a people’s edition of Louise Doughty’s Apple Tree Yard featuring reviews from real readers. We want to hear from you! If you’ve read the book, let us know what you think on appletreeyard.com. We’ll feature your quotes in prime positions on the front, back and inside cover of the book, and there’ll be prizes too. Find out how to enter here.

Apps | Five Fables for iPad

Classic Fables Translated by Seamus Heaney

Following our award-winning collaboration on The Waste Land, Faber has teamed up again with Touchpress (and also Flickerpix) to bring you Seamus Heaney's Five Fables. Beautiful animations, Billy Connolly's narration, and such rich source material make this your new must-have app. Download it here.

Alan Bennett | A Celebratory Box Set

Six of Alan Bennett's Greatest Plays

Alan Bennett is famously no great celebrator of birthdays but the occasion of his 80th is an opportune moment to revisit some of his glorious stage plays, collected now in a special Alan Bennett Box Set. Forty Years On, Habeas Corpus, Kafka’s Dick, The Madness of George III, The Lady in the Van, The History Boys – six of Bennett’s best. [find out more]

Forward Prize for Poetry | Hugo Williams

Shortlists Announced & Anthology Publication

Hugo Williams, with his eleventh collection I Knew the Bride, is one of the poets shortlisted for this year's prestigious Forward Prize for Best Collection. Which means he'll be included in the latest Forward Book of Poetry anthology in October. Click here to find out more on the prizes and the poets.

On Tour | Robert Williams

22-Date Library Tour for Into the Trees

Robert Williams earned not only critical acclaim with his first novel Luke and Jon, but also a Betty Trask Award. He more than lives up to that promise with his new novel Into the Trees, and in May embarks on a 22-date library tour in association with the North West Libraries Reader Development Partnership.

Design | Faber Fine Press

Launches with Four Poetry Broadsides

Drawing on Faber's design heritage and a resurgent appreciation of book arts, Faber Fine Press delivers inspiring collaborations between writers, print-makers, typographers and artists. The first Fine Press products are the Faber Poetry Broadsides - four poems from some of our favourite poets, with equally captivating new illustrations. Find them here.

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