Barbara Kingsolver’s tour, November 2018

Join Barbara Kingsolver on tour this November to celebrate the publication of Unsheltered   Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall Monday 12 November, 7.30 p.m. www.southbankcentre.co.uk   St Michael & All Angels Church, Brighton, in association with City Books Tuesday 13 November, 7 p.m. 01273 725306 / info@city-books.co.uk   Heswall Hall, Wirral, in partnership with Linghams Books…

Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Milkman by Anna Burns published in paperback

Faber are thrilled to announce the paperback publication of Anna Burns’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Milkman. Louisa Joyner acquired World English rights from David Grossman. Greywolf are to publish the US edition in 2019. Anna Burns’s Milkman takes place in an unnamed city and is told from the perspective of a teenage girl who is being…

Jenny Uglow wins the Hawthornden Prize for Literature 2018

The Hawthornden Prize for Literature 2018 was awarded to Jenny Uglow for her ‘outstanding biography of a secretive genius’, Mr Lear. The award was presented on behalf of the Hawthornden Literary Retreat by Christopher Reid, chairman of the judges, at a reception at the London Library. The Hawthornden Prize rewards works of ‘imaginative literature’ whether prose…

Faber tells the story of 90 years of publishing

The year 2019 marks Faber’s ninetieth anniversary as a publisher of distinctive literature, shaping as well as reflecting our times through books and ideas. Today Faber launches a publishing programme that will celebrate the company’s unique history, authors and design heritage, as part of a magnificent spring list. Our spring catalogue introduces a specially commissioned…

Faber announces new short story collection from Emma Carroll

Emma Carroll returns to World War II with a thrilling new short story collection: When we were Warriors to Faber Children’s The queen of historical fiction, best-selling author of the current Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month Secrets of a Sun King, Emma Carroll, returns to World War II with a collection of exciting new…

Faber to publish Adèle, by the author of Lullaby Leïla Slimani

Faber is delighted to be publishing Adèle by the bestselling author of Lullaby, Leïla Slimani, in February 2019. Faber acquired World English language, excluding USA, rights from Anne-Solange Noble at Gallimard. Adèle appears to have the perfect life. A respected journalist, she lives in a flawless Parisian apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But beneath the veneer…