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Which Goddess Can Help You Today?

Why settle for mere mortal excellence when you could be living like a goddess? Inspired by You Goddess!, the latest offering from What Would Boudicca Do? authors E. Coley and B. Coates, find out which goddess could help you with our special quiz…     You Goddess! by E. Coley & B. Coates is out now…

Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Can’t decide what to give your friends and family this year? Our Christmas Gift Guide is here to help. We’ve rounded up our top recommendations for everyone on your shopping list (or even a treat for yourself), from prize-winning new fiction to the perfect stocking filler.   We’ve got lots of fiction to choose from…

Faber acquires Nervous Conditions and The Book of Not by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Faber is thrilled to announce that Louisa Joyner, Associate Publisher, has acquired World All Language rights in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s previous two novels from Karolina Sutton at Curtis Brown.   Nervous Conditions (widely regarded as a classic of African literature) and The Book of Not form the trilogy with This Mournable Body (currently on the shortlist for this year’s Booker Prize). We are overjoyed…

Announcing Richard Thompson’s Beeswing.

The autobiography from world-renowned artist Richard Thompson, co-founder of the legendary folk rock group Fairport Convention, coming 15 April 2021.   ‘Thompson could be said to be an English Dylan – only in some ways he’s even better than that.’ Guardian Richard Thompson came of age at an extraordinary moment in British culture. It was…

Faber announces masterful new novel by Claire Keegan, one of Ireland’s great writers

Faber announces Small Things Like These, a beautiful and delicately wrought short novel by Claire Keegan. The novel will be published in Autumn 2021. Alex Bowler acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Felicity Blunt at Curtis Brown.   Alex Bowler, Publisher, said: An exquisite wintery parable, Claire Keegan’s long-awaited return tells the story of a simple act of…

Announcing Max Porter’s The Death of Francis Bacon.

Madrid. Unfinished. Man Dying. A great painter lies on his deathbed. Max Porter translates into seven extraordinary written pictures the explosive final workings of the artist’s mind. ‘This is my attempt to write as painting, not about it; an attempt to replicate thought, struggle, the struggle of thought, but also the sheer energy of the…

Faber acquires two books from Eula Biss

Associate Publisher Laura Hassan acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada and ANZ) from David Grossman at the David Grossman Literary Agency. Faber will publish Having and Being Had on 7 January 2021.   ‘My adult life can be divided into two distinct parts,’ Eula Biss writes; ‘the time before I owned a washing machine and the time after.’ Having just…

What we’re reading this autumn

Autumn is here, bringing colder weather and a whole load of new books to covet. If you’re wondering what to add to your TBR pile next, we’ve asked Faber staff what they’re reading and recommending this season.   Katie Hall, Marketing Director Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy Flake Matthew Dooley At the moment I’m reading Anna…

Classic Richard Scarry books to be newly published by Faber

Faber have acquired four classic Richard Scarry titles, currently unavailable in the UK.   Publishing in January and March next year, these high-quality gift editions of the very best, most popular titles promise to restore Scarry’s place as a national treasure and bring his best loved characters to a new generation of young  readers.  Richard…