Faber announces Consent by Leo Benedictus

Faber is delighted to announce a major acquisition. Louisa Joyner has acquired World Rights to Consent, a novel by Leo Benedictus from David Miller at Rogers Coleridge & White. Lizzie Bishop at Faber is currently concluding an auction for the US rights at Frankfurt Book Fair. Consent is dark and seductive, hugely compelling and a tiny bit horrifying,…

Faber announces The Secret Life: a dazzling work of non-fiction by Andrew O’Hagan

Faber is delighted to announce The Secret Life by Andrew O’Hagan, a significant and timely work of non-fiction by one of the most important writers of his generation. Lee Brackstone has acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights from Peter Straus at Rogers, Coleridge & White. The Secret Life has already generated huge excitement with rights sold by RCW to Farrar, Straus & Giroux…

Matthew Evans – 1941-2016

“At Faber & Faber, we are extremely sad to have heard the news that Matthew Evans, former Chairman and Managing Director of Faber & Faber, died peacefully yesterday. He was one of the most singular and important publishing leaders of his generation. Passionate, energetic and articulate, his contribution to Faber is incalculable. From the moment…

Faber signs remarkable debut The City Always Wins

Faber signs a remarkable debut The City Always Wins amidst major rights excitement at the London Book Fair Faber is delighted to announce an extraordinary and important first novel by Omar Robert Hamilton. David Godwin sold Lee Brackstone World Rights excluding US. The novel is scheduled for publication in Spring 2017. The City Always Wins is a remarkable…

New Orhan Pamuk novel, ‘The Red-Haired Woman’, to be published Faber

Faber & Faber have acquired a new novel by Nobel Prize-winning author, Orhan Pamuk. UK & Commonwealth rights were acquired from Sarah Chalfant at The Wylie Agency. The Red-Haired Woman is the story of a well-digger and his apprentice looking for water on barren land. Set in the mid-1980s in Istanbul, Master Mahmut and his apprentice…