A Dangerously Good Reading List

From a tour of Italy to Stalin’s Russia, 1960s London to New England, Editorial Director Angus Cargill offers a list of recommendations and insights into Faber crime at its wicked best. Faber published P. D. James’s debut novel, Cover Her Face, in 1962 and for over fifty years all of the work which followed. From…

The best deals on Faber ebooks

While bookshops are closed we know that many of you are switching on your e-readers. To make it easier to find your next download we’ve put together a list of the best deals on Faber ebooks available. We’ll be updating this blog every day, so keep checking back for the best prices on your favourite…

Cover Design: Lanny

Faber cover designer Jonny Pelham tells us about the design process for the paperback edition of Max Porter’s Lanny.   At the heart of Britain lies a non-Euclidean knot of fathomless dread. (Anyone familiar with The Wicker Man, A Field in England, the children’s books of Alan Garner or the recent Brexit saga, etc. will…

Announcing our new online programme

We are delighted to announce an inspiring and consoling online programme, as we respond to the present situation and hope to further engage and bring together its strong community of readers and independent trade partners, extending the mission of the trusted Faber Members programme. Throughout our history Faber has been at the centre of a…

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…

Upcoming changes to faber.co.uk

This September will see the launch of a dedicated webshop here at Faber.co.uk. Bringing together the best of our frontlist and backlist, alongside special editions and exclusive products for Faber Members, the shop will be the destination to discover your next Faber read or find a perfect present for the book-lover in your life. Our…

Simon Armitage is appointed Poet Laureate for the United Kingdom

‘It’s a huge honour to be appointed Poet Laureate, one of the great high offices of literature. Over the past two decades the laureateship has become a working role, with previous laureates actively involved in the promotion of poetry and in numerous initiatives to identify and encourage talent, especially within education and among younger writers;…