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Celebrating Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

The monstrous creature that steps out of the painting looks so terrifying that Jam thinks that it must be evil. But, as the novel goes on, we get to know the ‘monster’ named Pet, and Pet goes on to ask: do we always know what evil looks like? Where and what are the modern day…

Autumn Reading List

Autumn has well and truly arrived, and we’re here to inspire you with our book recommendations for a cosy night in. Find out which titles Faber staff are loving and looking forward to reading in the coming months.   Ruby Bamber, Senior Sales and Commercial Operations Executive Life Among the Savages Shirley Jackson Originally published…

The Faber Poetry Podcast: Rae Armantrout and Don Paterson

Two acclaimed award-winners join Rachael and Jack in the studio in our fourth episode of the second series: the Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Rae Armantrout and the Scottish poet Don Paterson, twice winner of the T. S Eliot Prize and recipient of all three Forward Poetry Prizes, the Costa Poetry Prize and the Queen’s Gold…

Winners revealed for the FAB Prize 2019

2019 Faber Andlyn (FAB) Prize Awarded Jointly to Nadia Attia and Ayesha Braganza and to Sarah Christou and Simji Park. The Faber Andlyn BAME Prize for undiscovered writers and illustrators was announced at a reception for agents, media, 2019 shortlistees, past winners and invited guests at Faber & Faber on Tuesday September 24th 2019. This…

Faber to publish the bestselling Dutch sensation, The Discomfort of the Evening, by 28-year-old Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

Faber is delighted to announce Marieke Lucas Rijneveld’s unforgettable debut novel, The Discomfort of the Evening. Former Creative Director Lee Brackstone acquired World English rights in a three-way auction from Atlas Contact in the Netherlands. The radical first novel by a celebrated young poet, The Discomfort of the Evening was a bestseller in the Netherlands where it won the prestigious…

Bringing our Faber Stories designs to life

In celebration of a new set of Faber Stories, Senior Designer Jonathan Pelham talks about the process behind their innovative cover designs.   2019 marks Faber & Faber’s ninetieth year of publishing. At the beginning of the year, one of the ways we honoured this milestone was by issuing twenty short stories. The stories –…

Faber announces third set of Faber Stories

Faber is delighted to announce a third set of ten titles in its acclaimed Faber Stories series. The ten titles will be published on 17 October 2019, as part of Faber’s ninetieth anniversary celebrations. Bringing together past, present and future, Faber Stories have been put together in collaboration with Gaby Wood, and this final set includes classic and rare stories from Anna Burns, Marianne Moore,…

The Faber Poetry Podcast: Fiona Benson & Julia Copus

In this week’s episode of the podcast, award-winning poets Fiona Benson and Julia Copus join Rachael and Jack in the studio and there are audio postcards from Morgan Parker, Bobby Parker and Wendy Cope. Listen to this episode and subscribe to the podcast so you don’t miss forthcoming episodes from the new season and (should…

Faber to publish Steph Cha’s UK debut Your House Will Pay

Faber & Faber is delighted to announce Steph Cha’s blistering UK debut, Your House Will Pay: a timely and unforgettable novel about the intertwined fates of two families. Editorial Director Angus Cargill acquired UK & Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Massie & McQuilkin . Faber will publish…

Guardian Faber to publish Decline and Fail by John Crace

Guardian Faber will publish Decline and Fail by John Crace, the bestselling author of I, Maybot, on 7th November 2019. Fred Baty bought world all language rights from Matthew Hamilton at the Hamilton Agency. ‘Optimism, mojo, complete bollocks. That’s what the country is crying out for.’ There is now only one certainty in life. When…