Closure of Faber Factory Plus 'blow' for publishers

Faber is closing its Faber Factory Plus sales service for small independent publishers, taking the decision with “a heavy heart” after “ a difficult year last year.” The publisher has given its clients - such as Daunt Books publishing, Lonely Planet, Murdoch Books, Pavilion Books and Pushkin Press, among others - six months’ notice to find new distribution and sales representation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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They turned down Ulysses and Animal Farm, but still shaped 20th‑century literatureAll publishing houses have archives, but for anyone interested in 20th-century literature the archive of Faber & Faber is a fabled treasure house. This is the firm that was, as Toby Faber puts it, “midwife at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

Evans was one of the literary scene’s leading figures for decades, working with writers including Ted Hughes and Hanif Kureishi Matthew Evans, one of the most important figures in British publishing and the man who led Faber and Faber for several decades, has died aged 74.Evans, or Baron Evans... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Faber to publish Callender's transgender coming-of-age tale

Faber has triumphed in a four-way auction for Felix Ever After, Kacen Callender's "voice-driven" YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 08:59:47 UTC ]
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Because money is great, Faber is publishing the complete Normal People screenplays.

As The Bookseller reports, UK publisher Faber has announced that they will be releasing the complete screenplays of Normal People, the popular BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel of the same name. Whether or not you understand on a larger level the reason anyone might buy and read a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-14 14:37:05 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Normal People screenplays

Faber is to release the complete screenplays of the television series "Normal People", based on Sally Rooney's novel of the same title.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 21:25:25 UTC ]
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Faber publishers appeal to Women's Prize to 'revisit' new gender criteria rules

Faber associate publisher Louisa Joyner and publisher Alex Bowler have appealed to the Women's Prize to "revisit" its new rules around eligibility "to consider the lived experience of now excluded writers".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber will publish audiobook of Sir Paul Nurse's What is Life?

Sir Paul Nurse will narrate the audio edition of his book What is Life?, to be published by Faber in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-27 14:56:38 UTC ]
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Faber and Profile to publish two new Alan Bennett Talking Heads monologues

Faber and Profile Books are to publish two new Alan Bennett "Talking Heads" monologues, to be published together under the title Two Besides.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted helpMore than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-07 15:02:20 UTC ]
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Covid-19 forces widespread bookshop closures as major publishers go remote

The impact of the coronavirus has seen the Booksellers Association issue a rallying cry to the trade, as many publishers enforce home working to safeguard staff. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber and Profile to publish new series by Francesca Simon

Faber and Profile will publish a new series by bestselling Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber's Laura Hassan promoted to associate publisher

Faber’s editorial director of non-fiction Laura Hassan has been promoted to the new role of associate publisher.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber triumphs in ‘hard-fought’ five-publisher auction for historian’s debut

Faber & Faber triumphed in a "hard-fought" five-way auction to publish historian Edward Shawcross’s debut book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber to publish Lyra McKee anthology to mark anniversary of her death

Faber will publish an anthology of journalist’s Lyra McKee’s work to mark the anniversary of her death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber to publish Anna Burns short story in new series

Faber has announced its third set of Faber Stories series to be published in October, featuring the likes of Man Booker winner Anna Burns and critically acclaimed US novelist Barbara Kingsolver. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Publishing Factory Grows in Brooklyn

Affordable rents and the ever-burgeoning Brooklyn literary community have drawn indie presses to the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Faber to publish new Kureishi essay and fiction collection

Faber will publish a new collection of essays and fiction by My Beautiful Laundrette author Hanif Kureishi in October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber to publish special Liberty edition of Milkman along with new audio

Faber will publish a special London Liberty edition of Anna Burns’ Man Booker Prize-winning Milkman in September, as part of its partnership with the historic department store, along with a new audio edition read by the author herself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 05:22:19 UTC ]
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Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper factory's closure

Federal lawmakers from Maryland and West Virginia have demanded a meeting with the owner of the Luke Mill, a Western Maryland paper factory shutting down this month. A Verso Corp. spokeswoman said CEO Les Lederer “expects to have a conversation” with the members of Congress and officials are... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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