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…

Nicola Upson remembers P. D. James

As part of our celebrations for the centenary of P. D. James’ birth, author of the Josephine Tey novels Nicola Upson shares her memories of the crime writing icon.   There’s a pen pot on my desk that means the world to me, a mug in the shape of a rabbit’s face, with eyes that…

Normal People

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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…

Faber New Poets 2014-15

Faber and Faber in partnership with Arts Council England is now accepting submissions for the 2014–15 Faber New Poets scheme. (Closing date: 30th January 2015). Faber New Poets exists to encourage new writers at a crucial point in their career. Open to those who have yet to publish a first collection or pamphlet, the scheme…

P. D. James (1920-2014)

This is a very sad day for us at Faber. It is difficult to express our profound sadness at losing P. D. James, one of the world’s great writers and a Faber author since her first publication in 1962. She was so very remarkable in every aspect of her life, an inspiration and great friend…

A Life in Crime

Recorded in the summer of 2009, during Faber’s 80th year, it felt especially appropriate to be talking to an author whose association with the company went back over half of that time. P. D. James’s debut novel Cover Her Face was published in 1962, and many more novels followed – thirteen of them featuring the…