Faber enjoys further 'stellar' year

Faber saw "another stellar year" for the financial year ending March 2018, although with turnover and profit narrowly down on the previous year’s results due to a dip in ebook sales and fewer fiction paperbacks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poynton leaves Faber after 12 years

Faber’s international and digital sales director Miles Poynton is leaving the company after 12 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber collection to celebrate LRB's 40-year anniversary

Faber & Faber will be publishing a collection of new material from the archives of the London Review of Books to celebrate the journal’s 40th anniversary in October 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chapter and verse: Faber founder’s grandson looks at 90 years of publishing

The only one of six siblings to work at the family firm, Toby Faber stresses that long-term commitment, but not nepotism, lies at the heart of indie list Faber & Faber’s successful history.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber reissues Bernhard fiction after 20 years out of print

Faber is reissuing the celebrated fiction of Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard after nearly 20 years out of print to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to celebrate 90 years with special publishing

Faber is launching a special publishing programme to mark its 90th anniversary in 2019 as a "publisher of distinctive literature", featuring short stories, poetry and new branding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber CEO speaks out after winning indie trade publisher of the year

Head of venerable press says his sector has important role in the defence of free speech and champions the revival of literary fiction and traditional booksFaber & Faber’s chief executive has called for publishers to oppose crackdowns on free speech and the rise of so-called fake news.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber sales up in ‘outstanding’ year

Faber has returned to profitability this year after recording a loss in 2015, helped by a “wide range of titles selling extremely well”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michel Faber wins Saltire Book of the Year

Michel Faber has won the 2015 Saltire Book of the Year award for The Book of Strange New Things (Hogarth). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber records loss in latest financial year

Faber saw a drop in turnover for the year ending March 2015, with a significant increase in its operating loss from the 12 months previous. The publisher’s turnover was £15.9m, down 1.8% from £16.2m the year before. Faber made an operating loss of £813,000, up from £5,000 in the 12 months to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small loss for Faber in 'tough' year

Faber saw a sharp drop in turnover for the year ending March 2014, and made a small operating loss for the year. The independent publisher recorded a turnover for the year of £16.3m, down 18% from £20m in the previous year. From an operating profit of £2.3m in the year to end March 2013, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber and Cape makes Wales Book of the Year shortlist

Parthian Books, Faber and Jonathan Cape all have English-language titles in the shortlist for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber & Faber: by Toby Faber review – the untold story of a publishing giant

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

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-20 11:00:08 UTC ]
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HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential

At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Year in Preview: 2017 will be the year that platforms pay up

Facebook's paying for live video and Snapchat's evolving the terms of its publisher compensation in 2016 were signs that the platform giants will pony up for content. But it's not out of altruism. What platforms care most about is scale. And only a select few media companies that have the scale... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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