Faber is mad on what makes us bad

Faber has triumphed in a 13-way auction for a "riveting exploration of evil" by a renowned British forensic psychiatrist, with the title subject of intense international interest. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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Alexa makes first Faber Social purchase

Faber has won rights to a history of world music, from legendary music producer Joe Boyd, which has been 12 years in the making.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 21:35:08 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury, Faber and Granta make Polari 2019 shortlists

Bloomsbury has scooped two nominations on the Polari 2019 shortlists with titles from indies Faber, Granta and Orenda also up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 01:46:32 UTC ]
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'Bad Dad' sales go mad at top of bestseller chart

David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has accelerated by 21% in volume week-on-week for its second week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 112,672 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louisa Joyner makes her first acquisition for Faber

Faber & Faber has signed “an exuberant, original” novel by Chris Wilson in Louisa Joyner’s first acquisition since joining the publisher as editorial director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angel makes first acquisition for Faber

Mitzi Angel has acquired a biography of eight women who worked in Mecklenburgh Square, London, during the interwar period as her first acquisition for Faber. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 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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Facebook Misery Index: Quantifying exactly how bad Facebook makes you feel

2013 hasn't been especially kind to Facebook. The Facebook Home app launcher, announced in April, was poorly received by consumers. Then, in June, the social media service fell under the scrutiny of privacy advocates as information surfaced about Silicon Valley's relationship with the NSA. But... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber makes ‘powerful’ young adult acquisition

Faber has made a further YA acquisition, with publisher Leah Thaxton buying UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber's Thaxton makes first signings

Faber Children's publisher Leah Thaxton has signed her first titles for the imprint.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-26 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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‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects

In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 02:41:53 UTC ]
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The Making of 'The Making of Donald Trump'

Over a frenzied 27 days, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston put together what would become 'The Making of Donald Trump,' which Melville House published in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Walking Dead' just cast a bad, bad character

Many "Walking Dead" fans have been moping about over the past few weeks due to an unexpected and violent character death. Now the recent casting news of actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan has readers of the comic books in a tizzy.  Hero Complex can confirm that Morgan has been officially cast in the role... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FSG, Faber and Faber Cut Ties

Citing the need to develop a new approach to the U.S. market, the U.K. publisher Faber and Faber Ltd. has ended its affiliation with Farrar, Straus and Giroux that created the U.S.-based Faber and Faber Inc. imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber announces online programme for readers

Faber has revealed an online programme designed to "console, entertain and inspire readers", in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 00:22:57 UTC ]
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Elsevier makes small reduction to high gender pay gap

Elsevier, which for the past two years has reported significant median gender pay gaps of 40% and 39.4%, has reduced that number slightly to 37% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by poet and podcaster Derek Owusu, has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debuts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 14:35:00 UTC ]
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