The Man Booker Prize 2018

We are delighted to announce Anna Burns’s Milkman and Sally Rooney’s Normal People have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.   This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges: by the philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah (Chair); crime writer Val McDermid; cultural critic Leo Robson; feminist writer and critic Jacqueline Rose; and artist and graphic novelist Leanne Shapton. Milkman, Anna…

Reg Gadney (1941–2018)

In tribute to the late Reg Gadney, the television scriptwriter and author, whose works include the scripts for Last Love and the award-winning Kennedy, as well as eleven novels including The Achilles Heel, Just When We Are Safest and Strange Police. Here are some words from English playwright David Hare and Faber’s senior editor Walter Donohue on the writer…

Disposable Diaries: Leo Benedictus

Our latest ‘Disposable Diaries’ comes from Leo Benedictus, the author of two novels: The Afterparty and the newly published stalker thriller, Consent. We gave the author a disposable camera to take away, and the photos he took show some of the things he gets up to when he’s not writing, including a delightful allotment project of…