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'

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Faber adds sales force for indies

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 08:33 Faber has launched a new sales force for diverse independent publishers dubbed Faber Factory Plus. Six publishers, Gallic Books, Arcadia Books, Pushkin Press, Bloodaxe Books, Carcanet Press and Gibson Square, have already... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber's Tebbutt killed in Kenya

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 10:08 Faber finance director David Tebbutt is understood to be the British man shot dead in Kenya during the weekend. Tebbutt had been with Faber since 2002 and previously was managing director of The Harvill Press and finance... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to publish new Peter Carey novel

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 08:45 Faber is to publish a new novel by Australian literary heavyweight Peter Carey next year, with the publisher already billing the dual-narrative title as a classic. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires Faber Academy alumnus

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 15:06 Transworld has acquired a debut novel by British scriptwriter Rachel Joyce, a graduate of Faber Academy's novel writing course, in a two-book deal. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber teams with US firm to provide digital services

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:30 Faber has entered into a partnership with The Perseus Books Group in the US, setting up a company to provide global digital services for independent publishers in the UK, Ireland and Commonwealth. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Y yes, says Faber

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:41 Faber has acquired a debut novel called Y by Canadian author Majorie Celona, with the story focusing on a newborn baby dumped at the local YMCA. Editor Sarah Savitt bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Readmill Aims to Make Digital Reading Social

As ebooks become popular, there are increasing opportunities to share and personalize the digital reading experience. That's where the upcoming Readmill iPad app and social network come in. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Agenda: James Tye talks about making digital publishing profitable

James Tye, CEO at Dennis Publishing, warns against assuming all your readers want the same, and reveals how the company is monetising its digital products. Continue reading at Media Week

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How Bad Is News Corp.?

In my biography of Rupert Murdoch, I referred to News Corporation as Mafia-like, provoking the annoyance of my publisher’s libel lawyers. I explained to them that I did not mean to suggest this was an organized crime family, but instead was using “mafia” as a metaphor to imply that News Corp.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humphreys makes first buys for Serpents Tail

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:05 A book dubbed “Watership Down meets True Grit” is among Sam Humphreys’ first acquisitions at Serpent’s Tail since she moved from Picador. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber secures The Safe House

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 16:21 Faber has bought a crime novel about a man involved a motorcycle accident, who is told the girl who was travelling with him does not appear to exist. Editor Katherine Armstrong bought two books from from Vivien Green at Sheil... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital makes 75% of Informa sales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 08:55 Digital is accounting for 75% of Taylor & Francis' parent company Informa's publishing sales, as it revealed half-year profits increased by 14.3% to £55.2m. For the first half of 2011, Informa's sales increased by 1.7% to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Media Makes Minority Investment in Startup of Ex-Fortune Editors

Forbes Media has struck a strategic partnership with Techonomy Media, a new media business founded last year by former Fortune magazine editors and writers David Kirkpatrick, Peter Petre and Brent Schlender. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson to link with Faber and Frances Lincoln

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 15:29 Independent publisher Elliott & Thompson has appointed Frances Lincoln to be its sales representative in the UK and Ireland, with MDL continuing to handle all distribution. In another new appointment, Faber is to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Jarvis Cocker's lyrics

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 13:12 Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker is set to publish a book of his song lyrics with Faber. The book, entitled Mother, Brother, Lover: Selected Lyrics, was bought by Faber’s editorial director of fiction, Lee Brackstone, and editor... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital makes territorial rights "obsolete", claims Charkin

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 16:00 Territorial rights are "obsolete", and contribute to the erosion of publishers' margins, but publishing remains an "intimate" business that would not be improved if local nuances are not respected, delegates at Publishers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins makes senior promotions

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 12:07 HarperCollins has made a series of senior level promotions, with current commercial managing director Simon Johnson becoming managing director, HarperCollins, and Tom Fussell moving into the role of group commercial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two Theroux for Faber

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 21/06/2011 - 08:20 Faber has acquired two books by Marcel Theroux, with the next novel Strange Bodies about an academic who is asked to authenticate letters written by Samuel Johnson. Editorial director Walter Donohue and publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why E-Books Are Bad for You

By restricting purchases unnecessarily, ebooks and e-readers are a bad deal, says free software guru Richard Stallman. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber joins iBookstore

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 09:55 Faber is the latest publisher to announce it has joined Apple's iBookstore in the UK, France and Germany. Both Faber and Faber Factory titles are included. C.e.o. and publisher Stephen Page said: "We're delighted to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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