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Create your own Lanny-themed origami bird mobile

To celebrate the publication of Max Porter’s Lanny in paperback, and to help keep you entertained at home, we have produced a printable craft pack to help you create your own origami bird mobile, inspired by Pete’s ‘little mobiles of badly made birds’. At that time I was into finding and cleaning the skeletons of…

Spring Reading List

Spring is finally here and we all need something to look forward to! Here’s what Faber staff are reading, recommending and anticipating this spring.   Marie-Louise Patton, Publicity Assistant     Uncanny Valley Anna Wiener I’ve heard lots of great things about this memoir by the woman who swapped her career in publishing for the…

A message from our Faber Children’s Publisher

Storytelling has always been fundamental to our very existence – sharing stories is what people do. Whether for fun, comfort, community, knowledge or escapism, or all of the above and more! Now, more than ever, it’s so very important that we continue to share stories with each other.   “At Faber, we have been moved…

Our not-going-out reading guide

Staying in with a book has never been more relevant so we’ve put together this reading list for anyone searching for books to entertain, engage and enlighten. Books to take you on an adventure   The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver  Torn between the warm heart of Mexico and the cold embrace of 1950s McCarthyite America, this…

World Book Day 2020

Celebrate stories. Love reading. Marked in over 100 countries across the globe, World Book Day is the world’s biggest celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading. As children all over the UK get involved and don costumes evoking their favourite fictional characters, the Faber team have shared their own children’s World Book Day achievements.  …

World Book Day Costume Ideas

We are eagerly counting down to the best day of the year, World Book Day. To make life a little easier, we have put together some brilliant costume ideas inspired by some of our characters.   On Thursday 5th March 2020, the world will join us in our passion for sharing amazing stories with children….

Faber: a new visual identity

In 2019 we celebrated ninety years as an independent literary publisher. Stephen Page documents the changes to how we look. Not only was our anniversary year a celebration of Faber’s publishing over many decades, it was also a timely moment for us to contemplate the future, and consider how we can continue to impact society and…

Faber Social unveils year ahead

We’re pleased to unveil our brand new Faber Social list for the year ahead.   The list includes Side by Side, the lyrics of Robert Wyatt and Alfie Benge, introduced by Jarvis Cocker (September 2020); Kate Tempest’s first work of non-fiction, a short, radical ‘theory of creativity’ about the power of connection to act as an…

Eimear McBride Strange Hotel Tour

From the multi-award winning author of the literary phenomenon A Girl is a Half-formed Thing. At the midpoint of her life a woman enters an Avignon hotel room. She’s been here once before – but while the room hasn’t changed, she is a different person now. Eimear McBride’s brand-new novel Strange Hotel is out now,…

Faber pre-empts Leone Ross’s This One Sky Day

Louisa Joyner, Publishing Director, pre-empted world rights, all languages, from Niki Chang at The Good Literary Agency. Publication is scheduled for 4 February 2021.   Following two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day, This One Sky Day is set on a fictional Caribbean archipelago called Popisho. A sensual…