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Faber to publish Adèle, by the author of Lullaby Leïla Slimani

Faber is delighted to be publishing Adèle by the bestselling author of Lullaby, Leïla Slimani, in February 2019. Faber acquired World English language, excluding USA, rights from Anne-Solange Noble at Gallimard. Adèle appears to have the perfect life. A respected journalist, she lives in a flawless Parisian apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But beneath the veneer…

The Man Booker Prize 2018

We are delighted to announce Anna Burns’s Milkman and Sally Rooney’s Normal People have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.   This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges: by the philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah (Chair); crime writer Val McDermid; cultural critic Leo Robson; feminist writer and critic Jacqueline Rose; and artist and graphic novelist Leanne Shapton. Milkman, Anna…

Faber announces For The Good Times – the second novel by David Keenan

Faber is excited to announce the eagerly anticipated second novel from David Keenan, author of This Is Memorial Device. David Keenan’s second novel plunges the reader into the dark night of Belfast in the 1970s: an era of military terror and sectarian violence, of occult visions and religious intensity. Sammy and his three friends live…

Read ‘Theatre 6’ from Sarah Hall’s Madame Zero short story collection

Shortlisted on the 2018 Edge Hill Short Story Prize, Sarah Hall’s Madame Zero is published in paperback this week. The collection is rich in the mythic symbolism of wilderness and wasteland, with tales that blur the natural and urban, mundane and surreal, human and animal. Read ‘Theatre 6’, a dystopian tale from the collection which chillingly…