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…

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…

Guardian Faber to publish major new work by Luke Harding

Guardian Faber announces Luke Harding’s major new work Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia’s Remaking of the West.   Guardian Faber will publish Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia’s Remaking of the West by Luke Harding on 7 May 2020. Associate Publisher Laura Hassan bought UK & Commonwealth rights from David Godwin at DGA. HarperCollins will publish…

Christmas Gift Guide 2019

With Christmas around the corner, we’re here to bring you our selection of the best books to give to your loved ones. Whether you’re looking for a striking new novel, a thriller you can’t put down or the perfect stocking filler, there is a book for everyone in this year’s gift guide.   PAPERBACK PICKS…

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…