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Faber Acquires Heart-Wrenching Graphic Novel Based on Incredible True Story About Growing up in a Refugee Camp

        <break> Faber to publish When Stars Are Scattered, a remarkable graphic novel depicting life in a refugee camp through the eyes of a child. Omar Mohamed’s heart-wrenching true story is brought to life with stunning illustrations from bestselling graphic novelist, Victoria Jamieson. <break> Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have…

Q&A with author Linda Scott

Linda Scott is the author of The Double X Economy, an urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a passionately argued case for change. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the UK’s Equal Pay Act, we’ve been talking to Linda about how far we’ve really come . . .   Source: Independent / GETTY It…

The View From My Window | Claire McGlasson

No matter where you live, coronavirus has altered daily life. We’ve asked Faber authors to share a snapshot of their lives in lockdown. I felt seen. Sitting at my desk in the writing shed in my garden in rural Cambridgeshire, I usually find solitude and seclusion. Stepping across the dewed lawn in my pyjamas at…

The View From My Window | Nickolas Butler

No matter where you live, coronavirus has altered daily life. We’ve asked Faber authors to share a snapshot of their lives in lockdown. TWO WINDOWS AND A VISTA OF WISCONSIN My family and I live on sixteen acres about ten miles south of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Our property is a bite-sized former chunk of a…

Faber Radio presents Sally Rooney

Before there was Normal People, there was Conversations With Friends – and we’re pleased to present three playlists by Sally Rooney that inspired the three central characters in this unforgettable book.   Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she performs spoken word with…

The View from My Window | Graham Farmelo

No matter where you live, coronavirus has altered daily life. We’ve asked Faber authors to share a snapshot of their lives in lockdown. The Internet is the most grievously unsung hero of the coronavirus crisis. Over the past few weeks, the media has focused on the everyday inconveniences of the near-global lockdown and the loneliness…

The View from My Window | Miriam Darlington

No matter where you live, coronavirus has altered daily life. We’ve asked Faber authors to share a snapshot of their lives in lockdown. The garden outside my window has been moistened by a soft but welcome change. Misting rain and photosynthesis have soaked everything in green, as if the fuse of May has been lit….

Mental Health Awareness Week | A Reading List

Mental Health Awareness Week runs 18–24 May. We’ve pulled together a range of books – from poetry to non-fiction, novels to children’s stories – that engage with mental health or that provide comfort and inspiration.  For more information or advice, do visit the Mental Health Foundation website: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week   This Book Will Change Your Mind…

Find Me Quiz

André Aciman’s Find Me returns to the unforgettable characters from Call Me by Your Name. How much do you know about their world? Find out in our Find Me quiz . . .     Find Me is available now in ebook and audiobook, and out in paperback on 21 May.

Faber announces a collection of poetry by Barbara Kingsolver

Faber is delighted to announce the publication of a collection of poetry by internationally acclaimed and bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver. Lavinia Singer has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from David Grossman of David Grossman Literary Agency for publication in the UK in August 2020. HarperCollins will publish in the US in September. How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons) offers emotionally rich reflections on the…

Faber Radio presents Cosey Fanni Tutti and Chris Carter

Here’s an eclectic mix of ‘light’ tracks for the shifting moods of these strange times. ‘Let the music wash over you. Close your eyes and sway…’ Exotika, 1987 Enjoy, Cosey & Chris. May 2020   Musician and artist Cosey Fanni Tutti has continually challenged boundaries and conventions for four decades. As a founding member of the…