Fri, 30/09/2011 - 10:51
Faber has acquired a new novel by award-winning Egyptian writer Miral Al-Tahawy.
Editorial director Hannah Griffiths acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Elizabeth Sheinkman at Curtis Brown to Al-Tahawy's fourth novel, Brooklyn Heights. It will be the first of her works to be published in the UK. Faber will publish in...
Thu, 30/06/2011 - 15:30
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 Hannah Griffiths, from agent Kevin Conroy Scott at Tibor Jones & Associates. Faber bought...
Mon, 16/05/2011 - 09:03
Faber has acquired a non-fiction title by novelist Rachel Cusk, about contemporary mid-life femininity.
Publishing director Hannah Griffiths bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Tracy Bohan at the Wylie Agency. The book, Aftermath, will use elements of the author's own life to give a structure as the book looks at areas...
Tue, 15/03/2011 - 08:49
Faber has made a number of changes in its non-fiction and crime fiction publishing teams.
Hannah Griffiths has been appointed publishing director, crime, alongside her existing paperback role and commissioning in fiction and non-fiction. She will be responsible for growing and developing the crime list. In addition to commissioning...
Tue, 21/04/2009 - 13:35
Faber has bought a "fake self-help" book exploring how football divides men and women, written by impressionists—and former couple—Ronni Ancona and Alistair McGowan. Hannah Griffiths, editor and director of paperback publishing at Faber, acquired world rights to the book for a "high five-figure sum" from Jonny...