Faber m.d. Cannam bullish about the indie’s future after posting record results

Faber m.d. Cannam bullish about the indie’s future after posting record results

Mary Cannam, who in April was appointed the first female m.d. to run Faber & Faber in its history, is feeling confident about the future of the indie, and with good reason. Despite the rigours of the pandemic, Faber has just reported a record year, with turnover up 12% (£23.4m) and a similar lift for profit, at £2.9m. The results follow on from a string of stellar years for the company, during which time it has broken out literary star Sally Rooney as well as publishing major titles from stalwarts such as Kazuo Ishiguro and John Banville.

Cannam says the indie’s success is “at its heart qu...

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